extradural space

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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Secondary tumours or metastases are far more common in the extradural space.
The possible reason is that the guidewire had penetrated the side wall of the IJV, and the following catheter is malpositioned to the extradural space.
SEL is defined as a pathological overgrowth of normal fat tissue in the extradural space.
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.
Recent studies would indicate that it is possible to achieve better analgesia with lower doses of opioid medication when these drugs are administered in extradural space as compared to intramuscular or intravenous routes of administration.
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.
A comparison between the midline and paramedian approaches to the extradural space.
Grieve et al in his series had thoracic spine as the commonest site for the epidural abscess, because the dorsal spine has wide extradural space and rich venous plexus.