Panspinal epidural and psoas abscess with secondary cervical disc space infection.

January 15, 2014 at 8:27 am

Ulster Med J. 2013 Jan;82(1):23-5.

Shoakazemi A, Amit A, Nooralam N, Abouharb A, Gormley M, McKinstry S.

Psoas and epidural spinal abscesses have been described as relatively rare conditions. The incidence of epidural spinal abscess, however, has doubled in the recent two decades, reaching 1 in 10000 hospital admissions.

Early diagnosis and management of these two pathologies, especially when presenting with insidious and vague symptoms, require a high degree of suspicion. In this case, unusual evolving cervical disc space infection was also noted …

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Entry filed under: Antimicrobianos, Bacterias, Bacteriemias, Infecciones cabeza y cuello, Infecciones del SNC, Infecciones osteo-articulares-musculares, Metodos diagnosticos, Sepsis.

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