TITLE

Spontaneous Extensive Spinal Epidural Abscess without Any Identifiable Risk Factor A Case Report

AUTHOR(S)
Purkayastha, S.
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Neuroradiology Journal;Jun2008, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p371
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
Spinal epidural abscess is a rare medical emergency which if left untreated results in catastrophic and irreversible neurological damage. Risk factors (compromised immunity, spinal column disruption, source of infection) are present in the majority of patients. We describe a case of spontaneous spinal epidural abscess with any identifiable risk factor.
ACCESSION #
38011785

 

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