Unfavorable Effects of Lumbar Puncture and Other Diagnostic Procedures on the Course of Multiple Sclerosis?

  • B. Weisner
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Neurosurgery book series (NEURO, volume 2)

Abstract

Multiple sclerosis (MS) frequently is a wrong diagnosis. Differential diagnostic considerations often make necessary lumbar puncture (LP) as well as other operative diagnostic means.

Keywords

Neurol Meningioma 

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