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In women with cauda equina syndrome, prompt surgical intervention (laminectomy) restores normal bladder function in at least 25% of patients.
Cauda equina syndrome occurred nearly as often as spinal hematoma in the Swedish study but had worse outcomes, with all 32 cases resulting in permanent neurologic damage.
These patients with lower spinal cord involvement often present with myelopathies, cauda equina syndrome, paraparesis, or bladder dysfunction.
Contraindications to injections include local infection, coagulopathy, history of untoward reaction to steroids, symptoms and signs indicating cauda equina syndrome, and idiopathic or clearly psychogenic pain.
For example, cauda equina syndrome is a partial or complete loss of control of the bowel or bladder and sometimes sexual function; it is due to compression of the collection of spinal roots that descend from the lower part of the spinal cord and occupy the vertebral canal below the cord.
Adverse Reactions: The most common adverse drug reactions (> 5%) reported in patients receiving XTANDI in the randomized clinical trial were asthenia/fatigue, back pain, diarrhea, arthralgia, hot flush, peripheral edema, musculoskeletal pain, headache, upper respiratory infection, muscular weakness, dizziness, insomnia, lower respiratory infection, spinal cord compression and cauda equina syndrome, hematuria, paresthesia, anxiety, and hypertension.
He was operated on the next day after being diagnosed with cauda equina syndrome (CES), a condition which affects the nerve roots of the spinal canal.
The conditions experienced post surgery were symptoms of Cauda Equina Syndrome (CES), a compressive neuropathy involving multiple nerve roots affecting motor, sensory, bowel, bladder, and sexual function.
Cauda equina syndrome is caused by lumbar disc protrusion, and 1 - 15% of patients present with abnormal bladder function secondary to impingement of sacral nerve roots.
She was rushed to The Walton Centre, a neurosciences unit, where she was diagnosed with cauda equina syndrome, a neurological disorder where the discs compress the spinal nerves.
1] was commonly used for spinal anaesthesia for short surgical procedures, but its use has declined because of concerns about cauda equina syndrome and transient neurological symptoms (2).
One day later, he complained of weakness of his left leg, which within hours evolved to a complete paralysis of his left lower extremity with clinical symptoms of cauda equina syndrome, ie, saddle anesthesia and urination problems.
Large lesions may present as neurogenic claudication or sphincter dysfunction, such as seen in cauda equina syndrome.