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CSF Leak Scan: How to prepare and what to expect - 08/2021
CSF Leak Scan: How to prepare and what to expect
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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.
University of Washington Medical Center
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Patient Care Procedures & Instructions
Central Nervous System