Cauda Equina Syndrome

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Last Updated: 05 May 2022
does patient history and physical examination predict mri proven cauda equina syndrome? "does patient history and physical examination predict mri proven cauda equina syndrome?", by Fairbank J, Hashimoto R, Dailey A, Patel AA, Dettori JR. FI02027-2: a Axial (left); b sagittal (right). T2 magnetic resonance imaging reveals a massive disc extrusion from the L4–5 level associated with signs and symptoms of cauda equina syndrome....

In most cases, you don't require surgery for low neck and back pain. In unusual cases, severe back pain can be a sign of cauda equina syndrome, a condition that usually requires urgent medical treatment. People with cauda equina syndrome commonly are confessed to a medical facility as a medical emergency. Cauda equina syndrome is uncommon disorder that usually is a medical emergency. In patients with cauda equina syndrome, something presses on the back nerve roots. However it can occur in children who have a spine birth problem or have had a back injury. These are one of the most common sources of cauda equina syndrome: A severe burst disk in the back area; Narrowing of the spine canal; A back lesion or malignant tumor; A back infection, crack, hemorrhage, or swelling; An issue from an extreme back injury such as an auto accident, fall, gunfire, or stabbing; An abnormality such as an abnormal link between blood vessels.

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