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ALLMedicine™ Spinal Epidural Abscess Center

Research & Reviews  122 results

External Review and Validation of a Spinal Epidural Abscess Predictive Score for Clinic...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2022.04.068
World Neurosurgery; Page PS, Gui M et. al.

Apr 27th, 2022 - The treatment of spinal epidural abscess (SEA) is a rare but serious pathology that may result in delayed neurologic injury despite treatment with antibiotic therapy or surgery. Given this, the development of predictive scores for risk stratificat...

Salmonella spondylodiscitis and epidural abscess successfully treated with unilateral b...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8958527
The Journal of International Medical Research; Hsu TL, Yang CJ et. al.

Mar 25th, 2022 - Spinal epidural abscess (SEA) is a rare but severe infection with potentially devastating consequences. Epidural abscesses caused by Salmonella serogroup C2 are even rarer and tend to be more invasive with multidrug resistance. Early diagnosis, ef...

Spinal Cord Abscess
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/248030-overview

Mar 11th, 2022 - Practice Essentials Spinal cord abscess is a rare entity, particularly in the pediatric population. Spinal cord abscesses can be located in extradural, subdural, and intradural (intramedullary or extramedullary) regions of the cord, with intramedu...

Spinal Cord Abscess
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/248030-overview

Mar 11th, 2022 - Practice Essentials Spinal cord abscess is a rare entity, particularly in the pediatric population. Spinal cord abscesses can be located in extradural, subdural, and intradural (intramedullary or extramedullary) regions of the cord, with intramedu...

Spinal Infections Treatment & Management
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1266702-treatment

Mar 9th, 2022 - Approach Considerations The combination of mechanical compression of the spinal cord by pus or granulation tissue can result in ischemia with spinal cord infarction, which accounts for the rapid neurologic progression of this disease. Patients wit...

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News  11 results

Not Another Missed Spinal Epidural Abscess
https://www.mdedge.com/emergencymedicine/article/170017/pain/not-another-missed-spinal-epidural-abscess
Loren Gorosh, MD, Stephen Bretz, MD

Jul 11th, 2018 - Delay in the diagnosis and treatment of spinal epidural abscess (SEA) increases the likelihood of permanent disability (eg, residual motor weakness) or even death. 1-5 Studies suggest that the incidence of SEA may be on the rise,6,7 which is especi.

IDWeek 2017 opens in San Diego
https://www.mdedge.com/infectiousdisease/article/148566/emerging-infections/idweek-2017-opens-san-diego
Richard Pizzi

Oct 3rd, 2017 - IDWeek 2017 kicks off Oct. 3 at the San Diego Convention Center, with a focus on pandemic preparedness and other challenges facing infectious diseases clinicians and researchers in the 21st century.

Diagnostic Missteps Kindle Claims Against Hospitalists
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/859991

Mar 7th, 2016 - SAN DIEGO — The most common claim in malpractice lawsuits against hospitalists is that a diagnosis was not made, was delayed, or was incorrect, according to a closed claims study. "This study brings to light the particular challenges faced by hosp...

Diagnostic Missteps Kindle Claims Against Hospitalists
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/859991

Mar 7th, 2016 - SAN DIEGO — The most common claim in malpractice lawsuits against hospitalists is that a diagnosis was not made, was delayed, or was incorrect, according to a closed claims study. "This study brings to light the particular challenges faced by hosp...

Diagnostic errors top malpractice claims against hospitalists
https://www.mdedge.com/content/diagnostic-errors-top-malpractice-claims-against-hospitalists
Alicia Gallegos

Mar 3rd, 2016 - More than a third of medical malpractice lawsuits against hospitalists involve allegations of diagnostic errors, according to a study by national medical liability insurer The Doctors Company published online March 3. Darrell Ranum, vice president.

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Patient Education  1 results

Epidural Abscess
https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/conditions-and-diseases/epidural-abscess

An epidural abscess is an infection that forms in the space between the skull bones and the brain lining (intracranial epidural abscess) or in the space between the bones of the spine and the lining membrane of the spinal cord (spinal epidural abs...

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