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What are the most common site of spinal epidural abscess ?


What are the most common site of spinal epidural abscess ?

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What are the most common site of spinal epidural abscess ?
1-thoracic
2-lumbar
3-cervical
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1-الصدري
2-القطني
3-الرقبي

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I think it would be most commonly in the Lumbar area.

Anyway, the spinal epidural abscess will be characterized by:
Fever
Back pain
and some motor defects

Management:
if you have motor defects first give a load of steroids then do MRI to confirm the Dx.
Tx Surgery

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Quote:
if you have motor defects first give a load of steroids then do MRI to confirm the Dx.
Tx Surgery

thanx alot. a Q, please, why steroids?

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