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Table 4 Type of imaging first detecting spinal epidural abscess among patients at Oregon Health & Science University, 2015–2018

From: Time-to-completed-imaging, survival and function in patients with spinal epidural abscess: Description of a series of 34 patients, 2015–2018

Type of imagingNumber of patients n = 34 (%)
CT abdomen and pelvis with contrast1 (2.9%)
CT neck soft tissue with contrast2 (5.9%)
CT spine total w contrast1 (2.9%)
MRI spine cervical with and without contrast2 (5.9%)
MRI spine lumbar without contrast2 (5.9%)
MRI spine lumbar with and without contrast7 (20.6%)
MRI spine thoracic lumbar with and without contrast1 (2.9%)
MRI spine thoracic without contrast3 (8.8%)
MRI spine thoracic with and without contrast2 (5.9%)
MRI spine total with and without contrast3 (8.8%)
MRI total spine without contrast3 (8.8%)
MRI total spine with and without contrast7 (20.6%)
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