"Epidural Abscess" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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Circumscribed collections of suppurative material occurring in the spinal or intracranial EPIDURAL SPACE. The majority of epidural abscesses occur in the spinal canal and are associated with OSTEOMYELITIS of a vertebral body; ANALGESIA, EPIDURAL; and other conditions. Clinical manifestations include local and radicular pain, weakness, sensory loss, URINARY INCONTINENCE, and FECAL INCONTINENCE. Cranial epidural abscesses are usually associated with OSTEOMYELITIS of a cranial bone, SINUSITIS, or OTITIS MEDIA. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p710 and pp1240-1; J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 1998 Aug;65(2):209-12)
- Epidural Abscess
- Abscess, Extradural
- Extradural Abscess
- Abscess, Epidural
Epidural Abscess, Spinal
- Epidural Abscess, Spinal
- Abscess, Spinal Epidural
- Spinal Epidural Abscess
- Spinal Extradural Abscess
- Abscess, Spinal Extradural
- Extradural Abscess, Spinal
Cranial Epidural Abscess
- Cranial Epidural Abscess
- Abscess, Cranial Epidural
- Epidural Abscess, Cranial
- Epidural Abscess, Intracranial
- Abscess, Intracranial Epidural
- Intracranial Epidural Abscess
- Intracranial Extradural Abscess
- Abscess, Intracranial Extradural
- Abscesses, Intracranial Extradural
- Extradural Abscess, Intracranial
- Extradural Abscesses, Intracranial
- Intracranial Extradural Abscesses
- Cranial Extradural Abscess
- Abscess, Cranial Extradural
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