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Cauda Equina Syndrome Directory

Cauda equina syndrome is characterized by spinal nerve root compression. If left untreated, cauda equina syndrome can cause serious permanent damage. Symptoms include severe lower back pain. Other symptoms include abnormal sensation in the legs, pain or numbness in the legs, bladder control problems, and sexual dysfunction. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about causes of cauda equina syndrome, how to treat it, and much more.

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