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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Despite excellent bony anatomical details, CT even with contrast can struggle to demonstrate smaller collections. Synonyms or Alternate Spellings: About Blog Go ad-free.

The source of infection is not always apparent, and cannot be identified in approximately one-third of the cases 2. The key to identifying liquid abscess, which is epidurxl 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. Spinal epidural abscess is an uncommon condition with an estimated incidence of per espibal, hospital admissions.

Case 5 Case 5. You can also scroll through stacks with your mouse wheel or the keyboard arrow keys. Check for errors and try again. Imaging is best performed with MRI and emergency surgery is often required.


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Edit article Share article View revision history. Case 2 Case 2. Plain films have little role to play in investigating a patient agsceso suspected spinal epidural abscess, as no direct visualization of the collection is possible. Case 3 Case 3.

abscrso Spinal epidural abscess represents infection of the epidural space, located between the spinal dura mater and the vertebral periosteum. Read it at Google Books – Find it at Amazon 7.

Support Radiopaedia and see fewer ads. Case 4 Case 4. Sagittal DWI Case 8: Pott disease Case 6: They can, however, be useful in visualizing established discitis- osteomyelitisparticularly when MRI and to a lesser extent CT are not available.

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.

Chao D, Nanda A. Log in Sign up. 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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Case 9 Case 9. Central Nervous SystemSpine. Case 7 Case 7. Loading Stack – 0 images remaining. In contrast, when facet joint eslinal arthritis is the primary infection, collections tend to be posterior or posterolateral.

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Articles Cases Courses Quiz. It can present with rapidly deteriorating neurological function due to compression. Many clinical features are non-specific, even in an rspinal case of a spinal epidural abscess, mainly if there are no demographic or epidemiological clues. Unable to process the form.