Spinal epidural abscess: An unusual complication of bacterial endocarditis

D. Elian, D. Hassin, A. Tomer, H. Bank, Z. Eisenstein

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We are reporting a case of epidural abscess complicating bacterial endocarditis. To the best of our knowledge, this association has not been reported before. Streptococcus sanguis was isolated from the blood. A full recovery followed surgery and antibiotic therapy. The relevant characteristics of both diseases are reviewed. No explanation for this rare association is available as yet.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)258-259
Number of pages2
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1 Jul 1984
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases


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