Cervical spinal brucellosis causing epidural and prevertebral abscesses and spinal cord compression: a case report.

@article{Gzey2007CervicalSB,
  title={Cervical spinal brucellosis causing epidural and prevertebral abscesses and spinal cord compression: a case report.},
  author={Feyza Karag{\"o}z G{\"u}zey and Erhan Emel and B. Dikcinar Sel and N. Serdar Bas and N. Firat Ozkan and Cem Karabulut and Ozlem Solak and Meltem Esenyel},
  journal={The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society},
  year={2007},
  volume={7 2},
  pages={240-4}
}
BACKGROUND CONTEXT Cervical involvement due to spinal brucellosis is quite rare. Although surgery usually is not necessary in spinal brucellosis, most of the patients with cervical involvement require surgical treatment because of the high rate of neurological involvement and spinal cord compression. PURPOSE To present a unique case with cervical spinal brucellosis with epidural and paravertebral abscesses and to discuss the treatment alternatives of this disease. STUDY DESIGN A case report… CONTINUE READING

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