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Descriptor English: Spinal Puncture
Descriptor Spanish: Punción Espinal
Descriptor Portuguese: Punção Espinal
Descriptor French: Ponction lombaire
Entry term(s): Lumbar Puncture
Lumbar Punctures
Puncture, Lumbar
Puncture, Spinal
Punctures, Lumbar
Punctures, Spinal
Spinal Punctures
Spinal Tap
Spinal Taps
Tap, Spinal
Taps, Spinal
Tree number(s): E01.370.225.998.054.790
E01.370.376.700
E02.800.779
E04.074.790
E04.665.700
E05.200.998.054.790
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013129
Scope note: Tapping fluid from the subarachnoid space in the lumbar region, usually between the third and fourth lumbar vertebrae.
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
DeCS ID: 13513
Unique ID: D013129
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/07/01
Spinal Puncture - Preferred
Concept UI M0020330
Scope note Tapping fluid from the subarachnoid space in the lumbar region, usually between the third and fourth lumbar vertebrae.
Preferred term Spinal Puncture
Entry term(s) Lumbar Puncture
Lumbar Punctures
Puncture, Lumbar
Puncture, Spinal
Punctures, Lumbar
Punctures, Spinal
Spinal Punctures
Spinal Tap
Spinal Taps
Tap, Spinal
Taps, Spinal



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