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The Rational Clinical Examination
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Lumbar Puncture > Original Article: How Do I Perform a Lumbar Puncture and Analyze the Results to Diagnose Bacterial Meningitis? > Patient Scenario > Why Is This Diagnostic Procedure Important? >
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Xanthochromia
The yellow coloring of cerebrospinal fluid after a hemorrhage. The finding of xanthochromia during lumbar puncture greatly increases the probability...
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