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Absceso epidural espinal: presentación atípica. Rev. argent. neurocir. [online]. , vol, n.1, pp. ISSN Objective: to describe a new case . Request PDF on ResearchGate | Absceso epidural espinal resuelto con tratamiento médico | Spinal epidural abscess is rare in children. We describe the case. Absceso Epidural Espinal S. Alvarado T. *Residente Neurocirugía Universidad de Antioquia ** Hospital Universitario San Vicente Fundación.

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They can, however, be useful in visualizing established discitis- osteomyelitisparticularly when MRI and to a lesser extent CT are not available. In contrast, when facet joint septic arthritis is the primary infection, collections tend to be posterior or posterolateral.

Episural or Alternate Spellings: The source of infection is not always apparent, and cannot be identified in approximately one-third of the cases 2. Spinal epidural abscess is an uncommon condition with an estimated incidence of per 10, hospital admissions.

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Risk factors include 3, esspinal Despite excellent bony anatomical details, CT even with contrast can struggle to demonstrate smaller collections. Chao D, Nanda A. It has a peak incidence in the fifth-to-seventh decades of life with a male predominance, which might be due to predisposing conditions and risk factors that are more prevalent in older people 2.


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Thank you for updating your details. Pott disease Case 6: You can also scroll through stacks with your mouse wheel or the keyboard arrow keys. Imaging is best abceso with MRI and emergency surgery is often required. Edit article Share article View revision history. The key to identifying liquid abscess, which is usually sufficient cause for surgical drainage, is the presence of a region of high T2 signal, with low T1 signal and without enhancement usually surrounded by a rim of enhancement.

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Plain films have little role espknal play in investigating a patient with suspected spinal epidural abscess, as no direct visualization of the collection is possible. Case 9 Case epidurall.

Spinal epidural abscess represents infection of the epidural space, located between the spinal dura mater and the vertebral periosteum.

Case 3 Case 3. Log in Sign up. It can present with rapidly deteriorating neurological function due to compression. Unable to process the form.

Articles Cases Courses Quiz. Many clinical features are non-specific, even in an acute case of a spinal epidural abscess, mainly if there are no demographic or epidemiological clues.

Sagittal DWI Case 8: About Blog Go ad-free. To quiz yourself on this article, log in to see multiple choice questions. Case 2 Case 2. Back pain and severe, circumscribed tenderness are by far the most frequent early findings 2. Spinal epidural abscess in clinical practice. Central Nervous System wbsceso, Spine.