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Breve resumen: Punción lumbar

¿Qué es una punción lumbar?

Una punción lumbar es una prueba médica que implica recoger una pequeña muestra de líquido cefalorraquídeo para analizarlo. Este líquido transparente e incoloro ayuda a proteger el cerebro y la médula espinal, o sistema nervioso central, amortiguando posibles golpes.

Los médicos usan esta muestra de líquido cefalorraquídeo para detectar signos de infección o de otras enfermedades.

  • Resumen de 45 segundos: Punción lumbar

    Resumen de 45 segundos: Punción lumbar

    Aprende lo básico en 45 segundos.

Reviewed by: Expertos en medicina de KidsHealth
Date Reviewed: Jan 12, 2022

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