TABLE 11-1. TESTS FOR EVALUATING NEUROLOGIC ILLNESSES

  1. Lumbar puncture, cisternal tap, lateral cervical tap
  2. X-rays of skull and spine
  3. Radioisotope brain scan
  4. Cisternography
  5. CSF drainage
  6. Duplex ultrasonography of cervical and intracranial vessels
  7. Electroencephalography (EEG)
  8. Electromyography (EMG)
  9. Nerve conduction studies
  10. Averaged evoked responses (brainstem auditory, visual, somatosensory)
  11. Psychological testing
  12. Others (audiometry, cystometrograms, etc.)
  13. Computerized axial tomography (CT scan)
  14. Magnetic resonance Imaging (MRI)
  15. Arteriography (catheter, magnetic resonance or CT)
  16. Biopsy (nerve, muscle or brain)
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