Medical Case Studies

  • Abbreviation: Med. Case Stud.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6532
  • DOI: 10.5897/MCS
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 42

Table of Content: July 2016; 7(1)

July 2016

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

Epidural abscess is a rare condition, with increasing incidence, but still underdiagnosed. Clinical set is often confused with common diseases, which delays the diagnosis and may progress to irreversible neurological sequelae or death, if no early intervention is taken. We have reported a case of a patient immunosuppressed by diabetes who developed an epidural abscess due to a complicated...

Author(s): Carolina Neiva Guedes da Silva, Ana Paola Lavigne Safadi, Anderson Brito de Azevedo Silva and Pedro Gemal Lanzieri