[Successful percutaneous drainage of epidural abscess with a 4Fr sheath and pig-tail catheter].


A 61-year-old woman was transfered to our emergency center because of epidural abcess with neurological deficits. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) revealed high intensity (T 2 WI) abscess in the epidural space from 5 th cervical to 3 rd thoracic spine level. Surgical drainage was interfered with her poor general conditions. Instead of surgical approach, we… (More)


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