Late prevertebral abscess after anterior cervical fusion.

By London Spine

Late prevertebral abscess after anterior cervical fusion.

Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011 May 20;36(12):E798-802

Authors: Christiano LD, Goldstein IM

We present a unique case of a 54-year-old woman who developed a prevertebral abscess 2 years after anterior cervical fusion in the absence of previously reported risk factors for late infection. The literature relevant to this topic is reviewed.

PMID: 21289574 [PubMed – in process]