[Cervical spinal epidural abscess caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)].

@article{Sugimoto1994CervicalSE,
  title={[Cervical spinal epidural abscess caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)].},
  author={Mitushige Sugimoto and Norihiko Tamaki and Takahide Nagashima and Takashi Kokunai and Hiroki Tomita and Yoshio Sakagami},
  journal={No shinkei geka. Neurological surgery},
  year={1994},
  volume={22 10},
  pages={
          973-6
        }
}
Epidural abscess is an uncommon infectious disease. The cervical spine is the least frequent site of spinal epidural abscess. It has been reported that early diagnosis and surgical treatment prevent neurological deficit, but it is difficult to diagnose this disease clinically. We presented a rare case of cervical epidural abscess caused by MRSA. A 54-year-old man was admitted to our hospital because of acute renal failure and hepatitis. He was treated with hemodialysis via the femoral route… CONTINUE READING