Extensive epidural abscess with surgical treatment and long term follow up.

@article{Urrutia2007ExtensiveEA,
  title={Extensive epidural abscess with surgical treatment and long term follow up.},
  author={Julio Urrutia and Claudio R Rojas},
  journal={The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society},
  year={2007},
  volume={7 6},
  pages={708-11}
}
BACKGROUND CONTEXT Spinal epidural abscess is an uncommon infection. There are few reports on extensive epidural abscesses. PURPOSE We report a case of an epidural abscess extending from C2 to the sacrum, with a long-term follow-up. STUDY DESIGN A case report of an extensive epidural abscess with surgical treatment. METHODS A 36-year-old male patient presented with a history of 15 days of fever and severe lumbar and neck pain. Magnetic resonance imaging disclosed an epidural abscess… CONTINUE READING