abscess

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symptom consisting of a localized collection of pus surrounded by inflamed tissue

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Local tenderness of spine, with increase in erythrocyte sedimentation rate and leukocytosis, should lead to gadolinium enhanced MRI to look for spinal extradural abscess.
Intracranial complications include meningitis, extradural abscess, brain abscess, lateral sinus thrombosis, and hydrocephalus.
12) Jones et al reported the distribution of complications in their 47 patients to be subdural empyema 38%, intracerebral abscess 30%, extradural abscess 23%, meningitis 2%, and more rarely cavernous and superior sagittal sinus thrombosis.
Hancock, A Study of 49 Patients with Acute Spinal Extradural Abscess, 10 PARAPLEGIA 285 (1973); R.
A Left parietooccipital extradural abscess was present (Fig.
Extracranial complications of acute otomastoiditis include mastoiditis with bone destruction, subperiosteal abscess, petrositis, facial nerve paralysis, and labyrinthitis; intracranial complications include meningitis, perisinus abscess, brain abscess, subdural abscess, extradural abscess, lateral sinus thrombosis or thrombophlebitis, and otitic hydrocephalus.