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Offline agate

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Lumbar puncture described
« on: August 13, 2017, 02:42:52 pm »
Many people in whom MS is suspected are still having to have a spinal tap (lumbar puncture) so that an analysis of the CSF (cerebrospinal fluid) can be made. This article in Medical News Today (August 13, 2017) describes what you can expect during and after the test and what the test is used for:

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/318907.php?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=daily-us
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SPMS, diagnosed 1980. Avonex 2001-2004. Copaxone 2007-2010.