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Tests could include:
- Neurological Examination
- History and Physical Exam
- Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Pressure Test
- MRI of Brain
- CT of Brain
- Visual Field Study
- Double-Stranded DNA Antibody Measurement
- Antibody to single stranded DNA measurement
- Slit Lamp Eye Exam
- Protein S Measurement
- Protein C Measurement
- Comprehensive eye examination
- Computed Tomography (CT) Scan
- Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Examination
Diseases of the eye can be difficult to diagnose during a general physical examination. A doctor who specializes in treating eye problems (ophthalmologist) is better able to examine and diagnose these conditions because the tools he or she has are...
Protein S is one of the many vital proteins in the human body. It works to control the blood clotting process. The blood's ability to clot is very important. It helps prevent excessive blood loss when an injury occurs. However, a blood clot in an ...
A standard ophthalmic exam is a comprehensive series of tests done by an ophthalmologist, a doctor specializing in eye health, to check both your vision and the health of your eyes.
A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan is a noninvasive test that uses magnets and radio waves to create images of the inside of your body. It allows doctors to see details of your organs and tissues without having to make any incisions. Accordin...
A computerized tomography scan (CT or CAT scan) is a series of cross-sectional X-ray images of your body. CT scans are used to examine your bones and soft tissues for damage or abnormalities. Often, these images can be combined to create a 3D pict...
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) analysis is a way of looking for conditions that affect the brain and spine. It is a series of laboratory tests performed on a sample of CSF. CSF is the clear fluid that cushions and delivers nutrients to the central nerv...
A CSF smear is part of a series of laboratory tests performed on samples of a patient’s cerebral spinal fluid (CSF). A CSF smear is often combined with a CSF Gram stain to diagnose certain infectious diseases of the central nervous system. T...