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

Purkayastha, S.
June 2008
Neuroradiology Journal;Jun2008, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p371
Academic Journal
Case Study
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.


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