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Cerebrospinal fluid sampling

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Abstract

CSF samples are used in cases of suspected meningitis, infectious or inflammatory central nervous system disease, pyrexia of unknown origin, and suspected CNS lymphoma.

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Image of Patient preparation for cerebromedullary CSF sampling
Patient preparation for cerebromedullary CSF sampling Patient preparation for cerebromedullary CSF sampling
Image of Needle insertion site (X). A = atlas. B = occipital protuberance
Needle insertion site (X). A = atlas. B = occipital protuberance Needle insertion site (X). A = atlas. B = occipital protuberance
Image of Taking a cerebromedullary CSF sample
Taking a cerebromedullary CSF sample Taking a cerebromedullary CSF sample
Image of Advance the needle very slowly
Advance the needle very slowly Advance the needle very slowly
Image of Collection of CSF sample
Collection of CSF sample Collection of CSF sample
Image of Patient preparation for lumbar cistern CSF sampling
Patient preparation for lumbar cistern CSF sampling Patient preparation for lumbar cistern CSF sampling
Image of The needle is inserted at an angle of 45 degrees to the skin
The needle is inserted at an angle of 45 degrees to the skin The needle is inserted at an angle of 45 degrees to the skin
Image of Advance the needle until it hits bone. Drawn by S.J. Elmhurst BA Hons (www.livingart.org.uk) and reproduced with her permission
Advance the needle until it hits bone. Drawn by S.J. Elmhurst BA Hons (www.livingart.org.uk) and reproduced with her permission Advance the needle until it hits bone. Drawn by S.J. Elmhurst BA Hons (www.livingart.org.uk) and reproduced with her permission
Image of Remove the stylet and wait for CSF to flow
Remove the stylet and wait for CSF to flow Remove the stylet and wait for CSF to flow

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