ICU Protocols pp 805-813 | Cite as

Lumbar Puncture

  • Rajesh Chawla
  • Charu Gauba


Lumbar puncture is a commonly performed procedure to obtain cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) for diagnosis of various neurological disorders.


Lumbar Puncture Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension Central Nervous System Lymphoma Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus Intracranial Hypotension 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Respiratory, Critical Care & Sleep MedicineIndraprastha Apollo HospitalsNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.Department of NeurologyIndraprastha Apollo HospitalsNew DelhiIndia

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