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Slow onset cauda equina syndrome: a case report

July 14, 2014

Cauda equina syndrome (CES) is characterized by low back pain, sciatica, lower limb motor weakness and sensory deficits, saddle anaesthesia, bowel and bladder dysfunction and occasionally paraplegia. The syndrome is classified according to onset: rapid or slow. Rapid onset CES, because of its characteristic presentation is easily recognized. The slow, chronic progression and varying presenting

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Atypical presentation of cauda equina syndrome

June 27, 2014

Cauda equina syndrome (CES) has been described in the literature as a clinical entity consisting of low back pain, bilateral leg pain with motor and sensory deficits, genitourinary dysfunction with overflow incontinence or retention, and faecal incontinence. CES has been recognised as a rare complication of spinal manipulative therapy, and is an absolute contraindication to

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