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The intrathecal space is the area between the thin layers of
tissue that surround the brain and spinal cord. This space is filled with a
liquid called cerebrospinal fluid.
Medicines can be delivered into
the intrathecal space with a needle or through a thin flexible tube called a
Current as of:
February 19, 2016
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Howard Schaff, MD - Diagnostic Radiology
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