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What is a spinal abscess?

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In brief: Infection

An abscess is a localized area of infected tissue, usually secondary to a bacterial infection.
If this involves the vertebral column or is within the spinal canal, this could be very dangerous and life threatening and would require emergency treatment.

In brief: Infection

An abscess is a localized area of infected tissue, usually secondary to a bacterial infection.
If this involves the vertebral column or is within the spinal canal, this could be very dangerous and life threatening and would require emergency treatment.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Dr. Jeffrey Goldstein
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: Infection

Infection around the spine.

In brief: Infection

Infection around the spine.
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Dr. Jeffrey Goldstein
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