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JOHN T. ALESI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY JOHN T. ALESI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Lumbar puncture and radial nerve surgery. Artworks illustrating two surgical procedures. At left is a an incision in the upper arm made to examine the radial nerve in a case where the nerve and muscles have been lacerated and cut. The severed ends of the nerve have been tagged and loosely sutured together. At lower right, a patient is shown in the position used to take a same of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), a useful but painful diagnostic procedure. A needle is inserted into a lumbar vertebra (shown at upper right) and the resulting fluid collected for analysis.
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