[An autopsy case of an extensive epidural spinal abscess demonstrating necrotizing poliomyelopathy].

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A 59-year-old man with a history of diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) presented with fever, back pain and weakness in the left lower limb. Three weeks later he suddenly developed flaccid paraklegia, a sensory deficit below the abdomen and sphincter dysfunction. MR images of the spinal cord showed an extensive anterior spinal epidural abscess extending from the… (More)

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