Acute spinal epidural abscess

  title={Acute spinal epidural abscess},
  author={Bruno Bouchez and G R B Arnott and J. M. Delfosse},
  journal={Journal of Neurology},
An anterolateral cervical epidural abscess occurred in the course of a septicaemia caused by Staphylococcus aureus. Early diagnosis, before permanent neurological signs developed, was provided by CT scan without myelography. Total recovery occurred with antibiotic therapy alone.