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RGD uses the Human Disease Ontology (DO, for disease curation across species. RGD automatically downloads each new release of the ontology on a monthly basis. Some additional terms which are required for RGD's curation purposes but are not currently covered in the official version of DO have been added. As corresponding terms are added to DO, these custom terms are retired and the DO terms substituted in existing annotations and subsequently used for curation.

Term:epidural abscess
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Accession:DOID:11387 term browser browse the term
Definition:Circumscribed collections of suppurative material occurring in the spinal or intracranial EPIDURAL SPACE. The majority of epidural abscesses occur in the spinal canal and are associated with OSTEOMYELITIS of a vertebral body; ANALGESIA, EPIDURAL; and other conditions. Clinical manifestations include local and radicular pain, weakness, sensory loss, URINARY INCONTINENCE, and FECAL INCONTINENCE. Cranial epidural abscesses are usually associated with OSTEOMYELITIS of a cranial bone, SINUSITIS, or OTITIS MEDIA. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p710 and pp1240-1; J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 1998 Aug;65(2):209-12)
Synonyms:exact_synonym: Cranial Epidural Abscess;   Cranial Extradural Abscess;   Extradural Abscess;   Intracranial Epidural Abscess;   Intracranial Extradural Abscess;   Intracranial Extradural Abscesses;   Spinal Epidural Abscess;   Spinal Extradural Abscess
 primary_id: MESH:D020802;   RDO:0007431
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  disease 17289
    disease by infectious agent 1920
      Bacterial Infections and Mycoses 796
        Central Nervous System Infections 218
          epidural abscess 0
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  disease 17289
    disease of anatomical entity 16625
      nervous system disease 12154
        central nervous system disease 10420
          Central Nervous System Infections 218
            Perimeningeal Infections 0
              epidural abscess 0
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