Optimal management of malignant epidural spinal cord compression.

  title={Optimal management of malignant epidural spinal cord compression.},
  author={Hai Feng Sun and Andrew N. Nemecek},
  journal={Emergency medicine clinics of North America},
  volume={27 2},
Malignant epidural spinal cord compression (MESCC) is a common neurologic complication of cancer. MESCC is a medical emergency that needs rapid diagnosis and treatment to prevent undergo emergent evaluation including magnetic resonance imaging of the entire spine. If MESCC is diagnosed, corticosteroids should be administered. Simultaneously, spine surgery… CONTINUE READING