Items tagged “cauda equina”
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Cauda equina syndrome from lumbar disc bulge
Published 16 Aug 2009
Cauda equina compression
Published 02 Jun 2011
Post-arachnoiditic adhesions of the cauda equina
Diagnosis almost certain
Published 26 Jun 2011
Conjoined nerve root
A conjoined root is a type of developmental anomaly involving a nerve root. It is the most common nerve root developmental anomaly of the cauda equina being twice as common as two roots in the same foramen, the next most common anomaly. Epidemiology The incidence in cadaveric studies is ~10 (r...
L5/S1 disc protrusion
Published 02 Feb 2015
Spinal cord compression (summary)
This is a basic article for medical students and other non-radiologists Spinal cord compression is a surgical emergency and if unrecognised or untreated, can result in irreversible neurological damage and disability. If the spinal roots below the conus medullaris are involved, it is termed caud...
Investigating cauda equina syndrome (summary)
This is a basic article for medical students and other non-radiologists Cauda equina syndrome (CES) is the compression of nerve roots within the cauda equina and a medical emergency that requires prompt diagnosis, investigation and treatment if the prognosis is to be anything other than bleak 1...