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CSF leak scan: How to prepare and what to expect

CSF leak scan: How to prepare and what to expect
Abstract

This handout explains a CSF leak scan, which is used to diagnose abnormalities involving the cerebral spinal fluid (CSF) located within the central nervous system. It includes how to prepare for the scan, what to do on the day of the scan, how the scan is done, and how to get the results.

Author
Radiology/Imaging Services
Publisher
University of Washington Medical Center
Date Published (original date)
2008
Revision Date
06/2018
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General Subject
Diagnostic Tests
Patient Care Procedures & Instructions
Specific Subject/Keyword
Radiology
Spine
Central Nervous System
Languages
English
Record ID
3492