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 9 Case 9. Pott disease Case 6: Unable to process the form. Thank you for updating your details. Log in Sign up. Case 5 Case 5. Back ansceso and severe, circumscribed tenderness are by far the most frequent early findings 2. Despite excellent bony anatomical details, CT even with contrast can struggle to demonstrate smaller collections. Imaging is best performed with MRI and emergency surgery is often required.

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Spinal epidural abscess in clinical practice. Sagittal DWI Case 8: They can, however, be useful in visualizing established discitis- osteomyelitisparticularly when MRI and to a lesser extent CT are not available. Spinal epidural abscess is an uncommon condition with an estimated incidence of per 10, hospital admissions. Loading Stack – 0 images remaining. Support Radiopaedia and see fewer ads. Central Nervous SystemSpine. Chao D, Nanda A.


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The source of infection is not always apparent, and cannot be identified in approximately one-third of the cases 2. Case 2 Case 2. 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.

To quiz yourself on this article, log in to see multiple choice questions. Spinal epidural abscess represents infection of the epidural space, located between the spinal dura mater and the vertebral periosteum.

You can also scroll through stacks with your mouse wheel or the keyboard arrow keys. In contrast, when facet joint septic arthritis is the primary infection, collections tend to be posterior or posterolateral.


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.

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. Read it at Espinxl Books – Find it at Amazon 7.

Case 4 Case 4. It can present with rapidly deteriorating neurological function due to compression. About Blog Go ad-free. Articles Cases Courses Quiz. Many clinical features are abscesi, even in an acute case of a spinal epidural abscess, mainly if there are no demographic or epidemiological clues.