[Skip to Content]
[Skip to Content Landing]
Sept 18, 1967

Cervical, Not Lumbar

JAMA. 1967;201(12):960. doi:10.1001/jama.1967.03130120068018

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.


In the July 31 "Diagnostic Procedures" communication by Eben Alexander, Jr., MD, titled "Lumbar Puncture" (201:316-317), an unfortunate misprint occurred. In the final paragraph, instead of "Recently, lateral puncture of the spinal subarachnoid space between L-1 and L-2 for percutaneous cordotomy..." the statement should have read "... subarachnoid space between C-1 and C-2 for percutaneous cordotomy..."