2015
DOI: 10.3109/02688697.2015.1063585
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Raghunath Avanali, Manish Ranjan, Sudheesh Ramachandran, Bhagavatula I. Devi, Vinayak Narayanan

Abstract: Spinal epidural abscess is a rare clinical entity with considerable morbidity. Even with prompt diagnosis and treatment, many patients are left with persistent residual neurological deficits. The present study details the outcome in 23 patients of primary pyogenic spinal epidural abscess, addressing the outcome following late presentation at a neurological facility. At presentation only 2 patients had relatively preserved neurological status. Eleven patients were paraplegic. All the patients underwent laminect…

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