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Hyperlipidaemia diagnosed at lumbar puncture.
  1. B. J. Burke,
  2. J. I. McKee,
  3. T. Hargreaves


    A patient presenting with subarachnoid haemorrhage and high lipid concentrations in the cerebrospinal fluid (taken at lumbar puncture), who has later shown to have type V hyperlipidaemia is described. This case, so far as can be ascertained by the authors, is the first report of hyperlipidaemia being diagnosed from CSF examination.

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