Lumbar Punctures in Thrombocytopenic Children With Cancer

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Abstract

(Abstracted from Pediatr Anesth 25:206–210, 2015)

Lumbar puncture (LP) in patients with thrombocytopenia can be associated with bleeding and spinal hematoma. However, the minimum platelet count needed for safe execution of LP is controversial.

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