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Indian Journal of Surgery

, Volume 81, Issue 5, pp 509–510 | Cite as

Posterior Epidural Migration of a Lumber Disc Fragment Causing Cauda Equina: a Case Report and Literature Review

  • Orkhan MammadkhanliEmail author
  • Umit Eroglu
  • Hasan Caglar Ugur
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Abstract

Cauda equina syndrome manifests as bilateral leg pain and sensory disturbances in the perianal region. In this article, authors describe patient with posterior epidural disc migration of a lumber disc fragment causing cauda equina syndrome and provide review of the literature.

Keywords

Cauda equina syndrome Posterior disc migration Lumbar disc herniation 

Notes

Compliance with Ethical Standards

Conflict of Interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Informed Consent

Informed consent was obtained from all individual participants included in the study.

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© Association of Surgeons of India 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryPrivate Ankara Medical Park HospitalAnkaraTurkey
  2. 2.Department of NeurosurgeryAnkara University, Ibni-Sina HospitalAnkaraTurkey

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