Brucellar spinal epidural abscess of cervical location: report of four cases.

@article{Pia2001BrucellarSE,
  title={Brucellar spinal epidural abscess of cervical location: report of four cases.},
  author={Miguel Angel Novelo Pi{\~n}a and Pedro J. Modrego and J J Uroz and J C Cobeta and Francisco J Ler{\'i}n and Joan Baiges},
  journal={European neurology},
  year={2001},
  volume={45 4},
  pages={249-53}
}
Spinal epidural abscesses account for 1 or 2 of every 10,000 hospital admissions, Staphylococcus aureus being the bacterium most frequently involved. Brucellosis is a disorder of worldwide distribution, relatively frequent in South America and in Mediterranean countries in Europe and Africa. Whilst in the USA only 200 cases are reported every year, in Spain it is the most frequent zoonosis. This systemic disease seldom produces spondylodiscitis which in a minority of cases may be complicated by… CONTINUE READING

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