[Cauda equina syndrome in lumbar disc herniation].

@article{Liebergall1989CaudaES,
  title={[Cauda equina syndrome in lumbar disc herniation].},
  author={Meir Liebergall and Yizhar Floman and E Socher and Gordon C Robin},
  journal={Harefuah},
  year={1989},
  volume={116 6},
  pages={308-11}
}
During the past 5 years 10 patients suffering from cauda equina syndrome as a result of prolapsed disc were treated surgically. Although considerable time had elapsed between the onset of symptoms and the operation, most of the patients improved, at least partially. The syndrome is a rare complication of a common condition of the lower spine. Awareness of its possibility and identification of the early clinical picture are essential. An accurate history and detailed physical examination are the… CONTINUE READING