Mitchell, Derek I. G.; Crandon, Ivor W.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Surgery, Radiology, Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
Spinal epidural abscess: Diagnosis and management.
West Indian Medical Journal
Date of Publication
Three cases of spinal epidural abscess managed at the University Hospital of the West Indies are presented. This disorder, a neurosurgical emergency, runs a variable course, and, if improperly managed, may lead to paraplegia and death. The aetiology, diagnosis and management of this disease are discussed.