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Recommended Reading for Spine Infections in Children

This page was last updated on May 9th, 2017

Spine Infections in Children

  • Glazer PA, Hu SS: Pediatric spinal infections. Orthop Clin North Am 27:111-123, 1996
  • Tandon N, Vollmer DG: Infections of the spine and spinal cord, in Winn HR (ed): Youmans Neurological Surgery, 5th ed. Philadelphia: Saunders (Elsevier), 2004, pp 4363–4394

Spinal Epidural Abscesses in Children

  • Auletta JJ, John CC: Spinal epidural abscesses in children: a 15-year experience and review of the literature. Clin Infect Dis 32:9-16, 2001; Epub Dec 8, 2000

Spinal Subdural Abscesses in Children

  • Bartels RH, de Jong TR, Grotenhuis JA: Spinal subdural abscess. Case report. J Neurosurg 76:307-311, 1992
  • Greenlee JE: Subdural empyema. Current treatment options. Neurology 5:13-22, 2003
  • Levy ML, Wieder BH, Schneider J, et al: Subdural empyema of the cervical spine: clinicopathological correlates and magnetic resonance imaging. J Neurosurg79:929-935, 1993
  • Mohindra S, Gupta R, Chhabra R, et al: Infected intraparenchymal dermoids: an underestimated entity. J Child Neurol 23:1011-1016, 2008
  • Naidich TP, Castillo M, Cha S, et al: Imaging of the Spine. Philadelphia: Saunders (Elsevier), 2011
  • Schneider P, Givens TG: Spinal subdural abscess in a pediatric patient: a case report and review of the literature. Pediatr Emerg Care 14:22-23, 1998

Intramedullary Spinal Cord Abscesses in Children

  • Byrne RW, Von Roenn KA, Whisler WW: Intramedullary abscess: a report of two cases and a review of the literature. Neurosurgery 35:321-326, 1994
  • Simon JK, Lazareff JA, Diament MJ, Kennedy WA: Intramedullary abscess of the spinal cord in children: a case report and review of the literature. Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:186-192, 2003
  • Yüceer N, Senoglu M, Arda M: Intramedullary spinal cord abscess in a 4-year-old child. Acta Neurochir (Wien) 146:1273-1274, 2004

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