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Is there a better way to diagnose intraventricular hemorrhage aside from a lumbar puncture?

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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional
6 doctors agree

In brief: Cat scan

Non contrast cat scan of the head can show the bleed.
If not seen and symptoms are suspicious, may also need the lumbar puncture to be sure.

In brief: Cat scan

Non contrast cat scan of the head can show the bleed.
If not seen and symptoms are suspicious, may also need the lumbar puncture to be sure.
Dr. Michael Korona
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Dr. Andrew Nordine
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Bedside head ultrasound is much better for that purpose.

In brief: Yes

Bedside head ultrasound is much better for that purpose.
Dr. Andrew Nordine
Dr. Andrew Nordine
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