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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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Check for errors and try again. Risk factors include 3, Back pain and severe, circumscribed tenderness are by far the most frequent early findings 2. Case 5 Case 5. Central Nervous SystemSpine.

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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. Articles Cases Courses Quiz. Spinal epidural abscess in clinical practice. You can also scroll through stacks with your mouse wheel or the keyboard arrow keys. Spinal epidural abscess is an uncommon condition with an estimated incidence of per 10, hospital admissions.


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Case 7 Case 7. 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. Thank you for updating your details.

Abscesi contrast, when facet joint septic arthritis is the primary infection, collections tend to be posterior or posterolateral.

Despite excellent bony anatomical spidural, CT even with contrast can struggle to demonstrate smaller collections. Related Radiopaedia articles Infections of the central nervous system CNS infections classification by etiology viral eastern equine encephalitis enterovirus rhomboencephalitis flavivirus encephalitis Japanese encephalitis West Nile fever Murray Valley encephalitis St.

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Spinal epidural abscess represents infection of the epidural space, located between the spinal dura mater and the vertebral periosteum. Support Radiopaedia and see fewer ads. Case 3 Case 3. Synonyms or Alternate Spellings: Case 4 Case 4. The source of infection is not always apparent, and cannot be identified in approximately one-third of the cases 2. To quiz yourself on this article, log in to see multiple choice questions. epidurral


It rspinal 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.

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