Delayed presentation of a thorn prick as an intramedullary abscess

Ashok Gandhi, Achal Sharma, Jitender Shekawath, Ronyl Kaushal, Radhey Mittal
2012 Indian Journal of Neurosurgery  
Penetrating injury to the spine is the third most common cause of spinal injury. Injuries due to bullet, glass, nails and pencil injuries are well documented in literature. We report a rare case of delayed onset intramedullary abscess following thorn prick and have reviewed the literature for similar forms of injuries.
doi:10.4103/2277-9167.94376 fatcat:7l5tc3zfuvfkbjx2cbw45vytzm