Spinal epidural abscess

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Key articles

Bond A, Manian FA. Spinal epidural abscess: a review with special emphasis on earlier diagnosis. Biomed Res Int. 2016 Dec 1 [Epub ahead of print].Full text  Abstract

Sharfman ZT, Gelfand Y, Shah P, et al. Spinal epidural abscess: a review of presentation, management, and medicolegal implications. Asian Spine J. 2020 Oct;14(5):742-59.Full text  Abstract

Sendi P, Bregenzer T, Zimmerli W. Spinal epidural abscess in clinical practice. QJM. 2008 Jan;101(1):1-12.Full text  Abstract

Expert Panel on Neurological Imaging., Ortiz AO, Levitt A, et al. ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Suspected spine infection. J Am Coll Radiol. 2021 Nov;18(suppl 11):S488-501.Full text  Abstract

Suppiah S, Meng Y, Fehlings MG, et al. How best to manage the spinal epidural abscess? A current systematic review. World Neurosurg. 2016 Sep;93:20-8. Abstract

Evans L, Rhodes A, Alhazzani W, et al. Surviving Sepsis Campaign: international guidelines for management of sepsis and septic shock 2021. Crit Care Med. 2021 Nov 1;49(11):e1063-143.Full text  Abstract

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