7 doctors weighed in:

What is an epidural abscess?

7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Chetan Patel
Anesthesiology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Infection

When you get infection in epidural space, it could be from epidural catheter, back surgery or could be spontaneous.

In brief: Infection

When you get infection in epidural space, it could be from epidural catheter, back surgery or could be spontaneous.
Dr. Chetan Patel
Dr. Chetan Patel
Thank
Dr. Benjamin Nguyen
Anesthesiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Infection

An epidural abscess is a pocket of infection in the epidural space, usually referring to the epidural space of the spine.
This condition usually requires surgery, hospitalization and antibiotic treatment. This is a serious condition that requires immediate medical attention. Please see a physician immediately if you suspect this condition.

In brief: Infection

An epidural abscess is a pocket of infection in the epidural space, usually referring to the epidural space of the spine.
This condition usually requires surgery, hospitalization and antibiotic treatment. This is a serious condition that requires immediate medical attention. Please see a physician immediately if you suspect this condition.
Dr. Benjamin Nguyen
Dr. Benjamin Nguyen
Thank
Read more answers from doctors