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Neurology India
Medknow Publications on behalf of the Neurological Society of India
ISSN: 0028-3886
EISSN: 0028-3886
Vol. 50, No. 3, 2002, pp. 316-318
Bioline Code: ni02090
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Neurology India, Vol. 50, No. 3, 2002, pp. 316-318

 en Case Report - Epidural Abscess and Staphylococcus Aureus Endocarditis - A Rare Association
P. Malhotra, S. Jain, S. Kumari, Paramjeet, S. Varma


Epidural abscess is a relatively uncommon disorder. Although the surgical management is the mainstay of treatment, there are case reports of it being managed conservatively in selected patients. We report a patient who presented with quadreparesis due to epidural abscess and had infective endocarditis due to Staphylococcus aureus septicemia. Both epidural abscess and infective endocarditis were managed conservatively with intravenous antibiotics given for four weeks, with complete recovery of patient.

Epidural abscess, Infective endocarditis, Staphylococcus aureus, Spinal, Treatment

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