Lumbar Puncture

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Dymond's Lumbar Puncture History (Ongoing)
One time Jun 24 - 24, 2008
Stopped Other Jun 24, 2008

Dymond's Lumbar Puncture is for…

  • Other

Dymond's side effects of Lumbar Puncture…

  • Migraine headaches Oct 7, 2008

Evaluations


Oct 7, 2008

  • Perceived effectiveness for Other: Major
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Very

About Lumbar Puncture (Procedures)

A lumbar puncture, also known as a spinal tap, is a diagnostic and at times therapeutic procedure that is performed in order to collect a sample of cerebrospinal fluid for analysis, or occasionally as a treatment to relieve increased intracranial pressure.

Learn more about Lumbar Puncture in our Lumbar Puncture Community Report.