Medical Case Studies

  • Abbreviation: Med. Case Stud.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6532
  • DOI: 10.5897/MCS
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 40

Case Report

Epidural abscess in a diabetic patient with complicated pyelonephritis: Case report and literature review

Carolina Neiva Guedes da Silva
  • Carolina Neiva Guedes da Silva
  • Médica, Departamento de Clínica Médica, Hospital Adventista Silvestre, Rio de Janeiro (RJ), Brasil.
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Ana Paola Lavigne Safadi
  • Ana Paola Lavigne Safadi
  • Médica, Departamento de Clínica Médica, Hospital Adventista Silvestre, Rio de Janeiro (RJ), Brasil.
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Anderson Brito de Azevedo Silva
  • Anderson Brito de Azevedo Silva
  • Médico Hepatologista do Hospital Universitário Clemetino Fraga Filho, Departamento de Clínica Médica, Hospital Adventista Silvestre, RJ, Brasil.
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Pedro Gemal Lanzieri
  • Pedro Gemal Lanzieri
  • Médico, Departamento de Clínica Médica, Hospital Universitário Antônio Pedro, RJ, Brasil.
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  •  Received: 08 July 2015
  •  Accepted: 30 September 2015
  •  Published: 31 July 2016

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Davis DP, Wold RM, Patel RJ, Tran AJ, Tokhi RN, Chan TC, Vike GM (2004). The clinical presentation and impact of diagnostic delays on emergency department patients with spinal epidural abscess. J. Emerg. Med. 26(3):285-291.
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