What is cauda equina syndrome?
Cauda equina syndrome is a serious medical emergency involving extreme pressure and swelling of the nerves at the end of the spinal cord. If patients with cauda equina syndrome do not get appropriate treatment, adverse results can include:
- permanent paralysis
- impaired bladder and/or bowel control
- difficulty walking
- other neurological and physical problems.
Read the full trial report here: Delay in Diagnosis of Cauda Equina.
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- $1 Million Settlement: Delay of Spinal Surgery causes permanent neurological injuries due to Cauda Equina
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