Intramedullary abscess of the cervical spinal cord in an otherwise healthy man.


BACKGROUND An intramedullary spinal cord abscess is a rare, albeit widely publicized entity. Classically, patients have an acute onset of symptoms with fevers and leukocytosis supporting the diagnosis. We present a case of intramedullary spinal cord without classic history or imaging characteristics in which the diagnosis was made with diffusion weighted… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.wneu.2010.01.013