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These data can provide useful information to safely effect cisternal puncture.
sup][4],[5] However, previous reports have discussed alternative approaches for cisternal puncture.
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) obtained by cisternal puncture showed slight xanthochromia; a nucleated cell count of 2094/[micro]L (54% lymphocytes); glucose, 2 mg/dL; and protein, 368 mg/dL.