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SPINAL EPIDURAL ABSCESS




Definition

Well defined collection of pus in the spine, cranial bones or the membranes that protect the brain.


Cause


Signs and symptoms

Depending on the location, symptoms may vary, common elements are local pain and fever.
In patients with abscesses at the level of brain coatings we meet lethargy, nausea, vomiting.
In those with spinal abscess they experience problems with urinating and coordinating certain body movements, but it is not a prerequisite condition in all cases.


Hygienic-dietary rules



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