cauda equine syndrome

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cauda equine syndrome
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A condition, also known as CES, which occurs when the nerves below the end of the spinal cord – known as the cauda equine - are damaged.

Symptoms include numbness around the anus, loss of bladder or bowel control as well as pain in down the leg and around the lower back.

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