Common contraindications to performing a lumbar puncture

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Common contraindications to performing a lumbar puncture

  • Infection: cellulitis, abscess
  • Space-occupying lesion
  • Uncal, central, transtentorial, or cerebellar herniation
  • Coagulopathy: thrombocytopenia, liver failure, anticoagulant use

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