Canterbury DHB


Epidural Abscess

Usually associated with osteomyelitis of the spine. See Osteomyelitis.

May require urgent surgical decompression - consult Neurosurgery/Spinal surgeons.

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Not assigned (see Who's Who)

Last Updated:

March 2018 (Central Nervous System)

Next Review Due:

March 2021


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Topic Code: 99221