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ALLMedicine™ Spinal Epidural Abscess Center

Research & Reviews  353 results

Epidural abscess related to Streptococcus mitis in a 57-year-old immunocompetent patient.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8043008
BMJ Case Reports; Prod'homme M, Grasset D et. al.

Apr 10th, 2021 - A 57-year-old immunocompetent male patient presented himself to our emergency department with lumbar pain for 10 days, after a lumbar torsion. He was neurologically intact, but showed signs of systemic inflammatory syndrome. A lumbar MRI found a s...

Morbidity and Mortality of Spinal Epidural Abscess in End-Stage Renal Disease Patients:...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjms.2020.10.020
The American Journal of the Medical Sciences; Schwade MJ, Waller JL et. al.

Feb 27th, 2021 - Spinal epidural abscess (SEA) is an uncommon and highly morbid infection of the epidural space. End-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients are known to be at increased risk of developing SEA; however, there are no studies that have described the risk...

Enterococcus faecalis infective endocarditis arising from chronic rectal prolapse in th...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7872921
BMJ Case Reports; De Silva HM, Hewagama S et. al.

Feb 9th, 2021 - A 45-year-old man had recurrent presentations with pleuritic chest pain and shortness of breath. Four months prior, he had developed cauda equina syndrome from a spinal epidural abscess in the setting of intravenous drug use, complicated by lastin...

Pyogenic psoas abscess on the dorsal side, and bacterial meningitis and spinal epidural...
https://doi.org/10.1111/jdi.13461
Journal of Diabetes Investigation References; Horiya M, Anno T et. al.

Nov 12th, 2020 - Type 2 diabetes mellitus patients are immunocompromised, particularly under poorly controlled conditions, and thereby they could develop rare inflammatory diseases, such as spontaneous discitis, pyogenic psoas abscess, spinal epidural abscess and ...

Gas forming infection of the spine: a systematic and narrative review.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00586-020-06646-7
European Spine Journal : Official Publication of the Euro... Beit Ner E, Chechik Y et. al.

Oct 27th, 2020 - Gas forming infection (GFI) of the spine is a rapidly progressive and potentially life-threatening infection. It can be a consequence of aetiologies such as Emphysematous Osteomyelitis (EOM), Necrotizing Fasciitis (NF), and Gas-containing Spinal E...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  365 results

Epidural abscess related to Streptococcus mitis in a 57-year-old immunocompetent patient.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8043008
BMJ Case Reports; Prod'homme M, Grasset D et. al.

Apr 10th, 2021 - A 57-year-old immunocompetent male patient presented himself to our emergency department with lumbar pain for 10 days, after a lumbar torsion. He was neurologically intact, but showed signs of systemic inflammatory syndrome. A lumbar MRI found a s...

Morbidity and Mortality of Spinal Epidural Abscess in End-Stage Renal Disease Patients:...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjms.2020.10.020
The American Journal of the Medical Sciences; Schwade MJ, Waller JL et. al.

Feb 27th, 2021 - Spinal epidural abscess (SEA) is an uncommon and highly morbid infection of the epidural space. End-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients are known to be at increased risk of developing SEA; however, there are no studies that have described the risk...

Enterococcus faecalis infective endocarditis arising from chronic rectal prolapse in th...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7872921
BMJ Case Reports; De Silva HM, Hewagama S et. al.

Feb 9th, 2021 - A 45-year-old man had recurrent presentations with pleuritic chest pain and shortness of breath. Four months prior, he had developed cauda equina syndrome from a spinal epidural abscess in the setting of intravenous drug use, complicated by lastin...

Pyogenic psoas abscess on the dorsal side, and bacterial meningitis and spinal epidural...
https://doi.org/10.1111/jdi.13461
Journal of Diabetes Investigation References; Horiya M, Anno T et. al.

Nov 12th, 2020 - Type 2 diabetes mellitus patients are immunocompromised, particularly under poorly controlled conditions, and thereby they could develop rare inflammatory diseases, such as spontaneous discitis, pyogenic psoas abscess, spinal epidural abscess and ...

Gas forming infection of the spine: a systematic and narrative review.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00586-020-06646-7
European Spine Journal : Official Publication of the Euro... Beit Ner E, Chechik Y et. al.

Oct 27th, 2020 - Gas forming infection (GFI) of the spine is a rapidly progressive and potentially life-threatening infection. It can be a consequence of aetiologies such as Emphysematous Osteomyelitis (EOM), Necrotizing Fasciitis (NF), and Gas-containing Spinal E...

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News  7 results

Not Another Missed Spinal Epidural Abscess
https://www.mdedge.com/emergencymedicine/article/170017/pain/not-another-missed-spinal-epidural-abscess/page/0/1

Jul 11th, 2018 - After receiving this report, the hospitalist contacted neurosurgery services. Shortly thereafter the patient underwent unilateral laminotomy with bilateral canal decompression on hospital day 5.

Spinal Epidural Abscess: Diagnosis, Management, and Outcomes
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/939883_6

Management When diagnosis of SEA is suspected, prompt treatment is necessary. Empiric antibiotic treatment is started in nearly all patients and is narrowed if speciation is possible. Considerable debate exists regarding whether the appropriate in...

Bacterial Infections of the Central Nervous System
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/916735_5

Conclusion Acute bacterial meningitis and spinal epidural abscess are neurological emergencies. When bacterial meningitis is suspected, empiric antimicrobial therapy is initiated while awaiting the results of blood cultures and spinal fluid analys...

Bacterial Infections of the Central Nervous System
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/916735

Abstract and Introduction Abstract Acute bacterial meningitis and spinal epidural abscess are neurological emergencies. Acute bacterial meningitis may present with symptoms as nonspecific as headache and fever, but rapid progression to an altered ...

Bacterial Infections of the Central Nervous System
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/916735_1

Abstract and Introduction Abstract Acute bacterial meningitis and spinal epidural abscess are neurological emergencies. Acute bacterial meningitis may present with symptoms as nonspecific as headache and fever, but rapid progression to an altered ...

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Patient Education  1 results see all →