Lumbar Puncture

Two percent of patients will have a negative CT, despite having suffered a SAH, particularly if they are of good grade. Lumbar puncture (LP), in this situation, is indicated to detect hemorrhagic or xanthochromic cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). LP commonly reveals an elevated opening pressure with release of bloody CSF that does not clear on sequential sampling. Xanthochromia may take 24-48 hours to develop but can be present at 6 hours and, rarely, at less than 2 hours. It is present in 70% of cases at 6 hours and 90% at 12 hours following SAH.

Cure Your Yeast Infection For Good

Cure Your Yeast Infection For Good

The term vaginitis is one that is applied to any inflammation or infection of the vagina, and there are many different conditions that are categorized together under this ‘broad’ heading, including bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis and non-infectious vaginitis.

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