Danger of Lumbar Puncture in Spinal Cord Compression

Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff.
British Journal of Neurosurgery (Impact Factor: 0.96). 02/1987; 1(3):375-6. DOI: 10.3109/02688698709023781
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Rapid deterioration in the symptoms and signs of spinal cord compression following lumbar puncture is an unusual complication which must be thought of before undertaking this procedure as part of myelography.

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