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Punción lumbar

Punción lumbar

La punción lumbar es un análisis importante para diagnosticar enfermedades como la meningitis. Mediante esta prueba se extrae una muestra del líquido que se encuentra alrededor de la médula espinal. Para extraer la muestra, los médicos introducen una aguja muy delgada entre dos vértebras lumbares. Pero antes de colocar la aguja, el médico duerme la piel del paciente con una anestesia local (una inyección que adormece). Una vez que se extrae el líquido, el médico retira la aguja y coloca un vendaje. Después, la muestra del líquido se lleva al laboratorio y se examina con un microscopio para ver por qué la persona se siente mal. Conocer la causa de una enfermedad es el primer paso para tratarla y hacer que la persona se sienta mejor.

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