Cauda equina syndrome as the initial presenting clinical feature of medulloblastoma: a case report

@inproceedings{AlOtaibi2012CaudaES,
  title={Cauda equina syndrome as the initial presenting clinical feature of medulloblastoma: a case report},
  author={Faisal Al-Otaibi and Anwar Ul-Haq and Hindi Al-Hindi and Amani Al Kofide and Essam Al Shail},
  booktitle={Journal of medical case reports},
  year={2012}
}
INTRODUCTION Medulloblastoma is one of the most common pediatric brain malignancies. The usual presenting clinical features are related to posterior fossa syndrome or/and hydrocephalus. Cauda equina syndrome is a very rare presentation for this disease. CASE PRESENTATION We describe the case of a three-year-old boy with cauda equina syndrome as the initial presenting clinical feature for medulloblastoma. He was initially diagnosed as having a spinal tumor by magnetic resonance imaging scan… CONTINUE READING