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

Edit article Share article View revision history. Synonyms or Alternate Spellings: Imaging is best performed with MRI and emergency surgery is often required. Support Radiopaedia and see fewer ads.

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. Chao D, Nanda A. Risk factors include 3, Loading Stack – 0 images remaining. Check for errors and try again.


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. Case 4 Case 4. Back pain and severe, circumscribed tenderness are by far the most frequent early findings 2.

It can present with rapidly deteriorating neurological function due to compression. Case 7 Case 7.

Log in Sign up. Sagittal DWI Case 8: Case 5 Case 5. Spinal epidural abscess in clinical practice. Spinal epidural abscess epiduarl an uncommon condition with an estimated incidence of per 10, hospital admissions. To quiz yourself on this article, log in to see multiple choice questions. Articles Cases Courses Quiz.

It has a peak incidence in the fifth-to-seventh decades of life with absveso male predominance, which might be due to predisposing conditions and risk factors that are more prevalent in older people 2. Unable to process the form. Thank you for updating your details. They can, however, be useful in visualizing established discitis- osteomyelitisparticularly when MRI and to a lesser extent CT are not available.

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Pott disease Case 6: Despite excellent bony anatomical details, CT even with contrast can struggle to demonstrate smaller collections. About Blog Go ad-free. Central Epidudal SystemSpine. You can also scroll through stacks with your mouse wheel or the keyboard arrow keys.


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Related Radiopaedia articles Infections of the central nervous epidurap CNS infections classification by etiology viral eastern equine encephalitis enterovirus rhomboencephalitis flavivirus encephalitis Japanese encephalitis West Nile fever Murray Valley encephalitis St. Case 3 Case 3. Spinal epidural abscess represents infection of the epidural space, located between the spinal dura mater and the vertebral periosteum.

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

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

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