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Spinal epidural abscess

Spinal infection in the epidural space.


Spinal epidural abscess epidemiology.


It is possible to distinguish two types of SEA: primary SEA due to pathogen hematogenous dissemination and secondary SEA resulting from direct inoculation of pathogen. This entity, very uncommon, shows a prevalence peak between the 5th and the 7th decade of life with predominance in males 1).

see Cervical spinal epidural abscess.

see Lumbar spinal epidural abscess.


Spinal epidural abscess etiology.


Spinal epidural abscess pathophysiology.

Clinical features

Spinal epidural abscess clinical features.


Spinal epidural abscess diagnosis.

Differential diagnosis

Spinal epidural abscess differential diagnosis.


Spinal epidural abscess treatment.


Spinal epidural abscess outcome.

Case series

Spinal epidural abscess case series.

Case reports

Spinal epidural abscess case reports.

Maiese A, Volonnino G, Viola RV, Nelson Cavallari E, Fazio V, Arcangeli M, La Russa R. A rare case of Spinal Epidural Abscess following mesotherapy: a challenging diagnosis and the importance of clinical risk management. Considerations concerning uncommon risk factor for development of Spinal Epidural Abscess and its prevention. Clin Ter. 2020 Jan-Feb;170(1):e15-e18. doi: 10.7417/CT.2020.2183. PubMed PMID: 31850479.
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