Early detection of spinal sepsis.

Abstract

Spinal sepsis (spinal epidural or subdural abscess) is a rare condition, which, if not diagnosed rapidly, can lead to paralysis or death. It is difficult to diagnose in its early stages as the symptoms are as yet non-specific. We aimed to identify predisposing factors and presenting symptoms that might aid in the early diagnosis of spinal sepsis. A case… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jocn.2009.02.005

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