Against the odds: extraordinary recovery from complete cauda equina syndrome following L3 fracture. Time still matters


Introduction:Cauda equina syndrome secondary to lumbar fracture is a relative rare event. Although it is usually considered as an emergency, there is still controversy in the literature regarding the optimal timeframe of surgical intervention in complete spinal cord and cauda equina injuries.Case presentation:We report a case of a 24-year-old victim of a… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/scsandc.2017.1


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