[Purulent osteomyelitis with epidural abcess in an adult over a decade after cervical spine injury].

Clinical Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Centre, Medical School, Zagreb.
Zeitschrift für Rheumatologie (Impact Factor: 0.61). 04/2007; 66(2):163-4.
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Cervical osteomyelitis and epidural abscess are rare and potentially fatal conditions with severe neurological manifestations. Changes on plain radiography and computed tomography are non-specific, while contrast enhanced magnetic resonance imaging shows high sensitivity and specificity in establishing early diagnosis.

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