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Quincke's punction I

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Lumbar puncture to determine tension of spinal fluid, or to remove some of the spinal fluid.

Description

Lumbar puncture to determine tension of spinal fluid, or to remove some of the spinal fluid. No other single clinical method has done so much to clarify the understanding of diseases of the cerntral nervous system.

First presented at the German Congress of Internal Medicine in Wiesbaden.

Bibliography

  • Verhandlungen des Congresses für Innere Medizin, Wiesbaden, 1891, 10: 321-331.

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