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Epidural abscess

Causes of Epidural abscess:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Epidural abscess. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Epidural abscess Treatments

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Epidural abscess: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Definitions of Epidural abscess:

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)
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Detailed list of causes of Epidural abscess

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How Common are these Causes of Epidural abscess?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Epidural abscess. Of the 7 causes of Epidural abscess that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 5 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Epidural abscess:

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Causes of Epidural abscess Based on Risk Factors

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    Classifications of Epidural abscess:

    Medical Conditions associated with Epidural abscess:

    Infection-related symptoms (1293 causes), Spine symptoms (821 causes), Back symptoms (1093 causes), Bone symptoms (2907 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Skeletal symptoms (4109 causes), Swelling symptoms (3730 causes)

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