Spinal coning after lumbar puncture in a patient with undiagnosed giant cervical neurofibroma

Abstract

Lumbar puncture in the presence of an intracranial tumor with raised intracranial pressure is known to have catastrophic consequences due to herniation of intracranial contents through the tentorial hiatus or foramen magnum. There are relatively few case reports about the same sequence of events when lumbar puncture is performed below the level of a… (More)
DOI: 10.4103/0972-2327.116935

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@inproceedings{Krishnan2013SpinalCA, title={Spinal coning after lumbar puncture in a patient with undiagnosed giant cervical neurofibroma}, author={Prasad Krishnan and Siddhartha Roychowdhury}, booktitle={Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology}, year={2013} }