Meningeal biopsy

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Meningeal biopsy
ICD-9-CM01.11-01.12, 03.32

A Meningeal biopsy is a biopsy performed of the meninges of the central nervous system.

It can involve the coverings of the brain or of the spinal cord.[citation needed]

MRI or CT may be used prior to the biopsy to assist in identifying the location for the biopsy.[1]


  1. ^ Stephen L. Hauser (23 March 2006). Harrison's neurology in clinical medicine. McGraw-Hill Professional. pp. 465–. ISBN 978-0-07-145745-3. Retrieved 23 June 2011.