Which specialist consultations are beneficial to patients with spinal epidural abscess?

Updated: Jul 12, 2018
  • Author: J Stephen Huff, MD, FACEP; Chief Editor: Niranjan N Singh, MBBS, MD, DM, FAHS, FAANEM  more...
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Answer

See the list below:

  • Consultation with a spine surgeon should be requested when spinal epidural abscess is detected or strongly suspected.

  • Consultation with an infectious disease specialist may be helpful in the selection of antibiotics and combinations.


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