Spinal Epidural Abscess Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Aug 22, 2017
  • Author: J Stephen Huff, MD, FACEP; Chief Editor: Niranjan N Singh, MBBS, MD, DM, FAHS, FAANEM  more...
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DDx

Diagnostic Considerations

Cervical disk syndromes

Lumbosacral disk syndromes

Lumbosacral spondylosis

Diabetes mellitus

Intravenous drug use

Psoas abscess

Retropharyngeal abscess

Transverse myelitis

Urinary tract infection

Vertebral osteomyelitis

Back pain

Cat scratch disease [11]

Differential Diagnoses