Cervical epidural analgesia complicated by epidural abscess

  title={Cervical epidural analgesia complicated by epidural abscess},
  author={Jun-Hui Zhang and Zhi-li Wang and Li Li Wan},
RATIONALE Spinal epidural abscess is an uncommon complication in clinical practice. If the abscess is large enough, the patient will rapidly develop neurologic signs of spinal injury, and urgent neurosurgical intervention may be required. PATIENT CONCERNS Rapid and correct diagnosis and treatment is important for spinal epidural abscess complication. DIAGNOSES This report describes a cervical epidural abscess (CEA) caused by epidural analgesia, wherein the patient was punctured twice. A CEA… CONTINUE READING


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