What is the role of lumbar puncture in the evaluation of EEG triphasic waves?

Updated: Sep 24, 2018
  • Author: Kalyani Korabathina, MD; Chief Editor: Tarakad S Ramachandran, MBBS, MBA, MPH, FAAN, FACP, FAHA, FRCP, FRCPC, FRS, LRCP, MRCP, MRCS  more...
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  • Perform lumbar puncture if an underlying infection or malignancy is suspected. It also may help in the diagnosis of CJD.

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