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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Case 5 Epdural 5. Chao D, Nanda A. Loading Stack – 0 images remaining. Log in Sign up. Synonyms or Alternate Spellings: It has a peak incidence in the fifth-to-seventh espnial of life with a male predominance, which might be due to predisposing conditions and risk factors that are more prevalent in older people 2.

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


Spinal epidural abscess in clinical practice. Back pain and severe, circumscribed tenderness are by far the most frequent early findings 2.

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Spinal epidural abscess represents infection of ezpinal epidural space, located between the spinal dura mater and the vertebral periosteum. Check for errors and try again. Case 4 Case 4.

Case 7 Case 7. Pott disease Case 6: Case 3 Case 3. Spinal epifural abscess abscexo an uncommon condition with an estimated incidence of per 10, hospital admissions. Imaging is best performed with MRI and emergency surgery is often required. Case 2 Case 2. It can present with rapidly deteriorating neurological function due to compression. The source of infection is not always apparent, and cannot be identified in approximately one-third of the cases 2.

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Sagittal DWI Case 8: Support Radiopaedia and see fewer ads. Despite excellent bony anatomical details, CT even with contrast can struggle to demonstrate smaller collections. Thank you for updating your details. You can also scroll through stacks with your mouse wheel or the keyboard arrow keys. Read it at Google Books – Find it at Amazon 7. Risk factors include 3, 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.


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

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Central Nervous SystemSpine. Many clinical features are sbsceso, even in an acute case of a spinal epidural abscess, mainly if there are no demographic or epidemiological clues.