Ascesso cervicale epidurale post-traumatico da Escherichia coli e revisione della casistica

Translated title of the contribution: Post-traumatic epidural cervical abscess (Escherichia coli)

E. Magrotti, G. Borutti, G. Frascaroli, V. Silvani, G. Bellantoni, L. Santi, D. Locatelli, P. Villani

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Abscess formation in the spinal epidural space is a rare lesion. Despite modern medical advances, the morbidity and mortality rates asseciated with spinal epidural abscess remain significant, and the diagnosis is often elusive. Post-traumatic epidural abscess of the cervical spine is reported in a 51 year old man. RM imaging of the spinal cord allowed for prompt diagnosis. At the operation the culture of the abscess drainage grew Escherichia Coli.

Translated title of the contributionPost-traumatic epidural cervical abscess (Escherichia coli)
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)591-595
Number of pages5
JournalRivista di Neurobiologia
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1997

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)


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