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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)
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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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