Cauda equina syndrome: evaluation of the clinical outcome

F. C. Tamburrelli, Francesco Ciro Tamburrelli, M. Genitiempo, Maurizio Genitiempo, M. Bochicchio, Lorenza Donisi, Carlo Ratto

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Abstract

Cauda equina syndrome is a rare but highly impairing syndrome involving lower limbs as well as urinary, defecatory and sexual function. In the literature the most investigated sphincter dysfunction is the urinary. Bowel and sexual function are often overlooked since they become more relevant after the acute phase.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1098-1105
Number of pages8
JournalEuropean Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences
Volume18
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Keywords

  • Adult
  • Defecation
  • Humans
  • Intervertebral Disc Displacement
  • Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Vertebrae
  • Male
  • Manometry
  • Middle Aged
  • Polyradiculopathy
  • Postoperative Complications
  • Young Adult

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