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Surgical strategies for vertebral osteomyelitis and epidural abscess.
28,29) It has been found in two other cases of spine infection from a dental origin, both in the form of an epidural abscess, but neither occurring in the setting of a facet joint infection.
El-Adwan, "Thoracic spinal epidural abscess caused by Salmonella typhi: case report," Neurologia Medico-Chirurgica, vol.
Rhinolithiasis: An unusual cause of sinusitis complicated with frontal osteomyelitis and epidural abscess.
He underwent bilateral laminectomies using a unilateral approach at T1-T2, T6-T7, and T11-T12 alternating from the left side, right side and left-side respectively, for evacuation of the epidural abscess and decompression of the spinal cord.
Of the six remaining patients, two (3%) have stroke without lumbar puncture (definition 2), and two (3%) have an epidural abscess or osteomyelitis (definition 3).
The most common forms include: discitis, vertebral osteomyelitis, septic arthritis, muscular involvement (psoas abscess or paraspinal abscess), pararvertebral, and epidural abscess.
There has been a case report on MRSA cervical epidural abscess following IV cannulation (5), but to the best of our knowledge there has been no previous report of MRSA- infected knee arthroplasty following complications of IV cannulation.
1) The prevalence rate of spinal epidural abscess varies from 0.
Potential complications include discitis, epidural abscess, reflex sympathetic dystrophy, nerve root injury, and injury to retroperitoneal structures.
We report a case of Veillonella dispar causing an extensive spinal epidural abscess with discitis, a left psoas abscess and bacteremia.