Cranial epidural empyema with osteomyelitis caused by actinomyces, CT, and MRI appearance.

@article{SotoHernndez1999CranialEE,
  title={Cranial epidural empyema with osteomyelitis caused by actinomyces, CT, and MRI appearance.},
  author={Jos{\'e} Luis Soto-Hern{\'a}ndez and Viera Morales and J C Lara Giron and J Balderrama Ba{\~n}ares},
  journal={Clinical imaging},
  year={1999},
  volume={23 4},
  pages={209-14}
}
Actinomycosis is an uncommon cause of intracranial infection. Epidural empyema represents about 6% of CNS actinomycotic lesions. A case of an epidural empyema with parietal bone osteomyelitis caused by Actinomyces israelii is presented. Relevant neuroimaging features were bone erosions and a multiloculated collection with annular contrast enhancing on CT… CONTINUE READING