What is the role of lumbar puncture in the workup of methamphetamine toxicity?

Updated: Aug 15, 2018
  • Author: John R Richards, MD, FAAEM; Chief Editor: Jeter (Jay) Pritchard Taylor, III, MD  more...
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Lumbar puncture may be indicated in patients with altered mental status to rule out meningitis or subarachnoid hemorrhage.


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