A lumbar puncture performed on Lorraine Pitt at Ysbyty Glan Clwyd exacerbated pressure on her brain, after she had been suffering severe headaches for two years, an inquest heard.
What does LP stand for?
LP stands for Lumbar Puncture
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- Low Profile
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- Lower Order Path
- Lower Peninsula (of Michigan)
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- Lycée Professionnel (French: Professional School)
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- Low Pressure Air
- Liquid Propellant Injector/Combustor
- Louisiana Power & Light Co. (New Orleans, LA)
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- Logistics Policies And Procedures
- Liaison Problem and Solution
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Iatrogenic meningitis is a well-documented complication of lumbar puncture and carries an estimated mortality of ~35% extrapolated from a US data review (8).
Lumbar puncture (LP) is a procedure commonly performed to assess neurological diseases such as meningitis and multiple sclerosis, measure brain enzymes and metabolite levels, administrate intrathecal chemotherapy, and measure the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) pressure (Kluge et al.
had a score of 19 points prior to the lumbar puncture and 5 points 2 days after the lumbar puncture.
At that time, (some time between 1962 and 1965), she was undergoing lumbar punctures to discover the cause of the grand mal seizures that had developed following a routine tonsillectomy when she was seven.
But next month, Niamh returns to Alder Hey Children's Hospital in Liverpool for another lumbar puncture.
Rebekah, who lives in Cheltenham, Glos, with husband Richard, 31, and five-month-old son Owen, had a lumbar puncture to ease the pressure.
Diagnosis is by a lumbar puncture, or a CT or MRI scan to rule out brain swelling.