For citation purposes: Dhokia R, Eames N. Cauda Equina Syndrome: A review of the current position. Hard Tissue 2014 Apr 18;3(1):7.

Review

 
Spinal Surgery

Cauda Equina Syndrome: A review of the current position.

R Dhokia , N Eames
 

Authors affiliations

(1) Musgrave Park Hospital, Stockman's La, Belfast BT9 7JB,Ireland

(2) Musgrave Park Hospital, Stockman's La, Belfast BT9 7JB,Ireland

* Corresponding author Email: rakesh@dhokia.com

Abstract

Cauda Equina Syndrome is a rare but serious neurologic condition. It is deemed a surgical emergency. In this article we provide a comprehensive review of the current literature and key concepts to understanding the pathology. There are also medico legal consequences of the residual impairment.

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