extradural space


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ep·i·du·ral space

the space between the walls of the vertebral canal and the dura mater of the spinal cord.

extradural space

the space between the cranial cavity and the outer layer of dura mater.
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At a multidisciplinary team meeting, a clinico-pathological and radiological correlation of the MRI and CT confirmed the large paraspinal mass of the right L3 pedicle and transverse process with soft-tissue mass in the extradural space.
Comparative study of the effects of air or saline to identify the extradural space.
Since then, reports have drawn a distinct correlation between long-term administration of steroid and hypertrophy of adipose in the extradural space, associating this with the general increase in adipose tissue deposition associated with Cushing's syndrome.
A caudal approach to the extradural space (caudal block) is used for intra-and postoperative analgesia in a variety of operations, as well as the management of chronic pain.