Epidural abscess

Abscess - epidural; Spinal abscess

An epidural abscess is a collection of pus (infected material) and germs between the outer covering of the brain and spinal cord and the bones of the skull or spine. The abscess causes swelling in the area.

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When to Contact a Medical Professional

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