Published in Women's Health Weekly, May 15th, 2008
"The majority of cases describe antenatal presentations, with only one case manifesting post-partum, three weeks after a normal vaginal delivery. We outline a case of cauda equina syndrome following caesarean section in a patient with known lumbar disc disease, and discuss the contribution of the mode of delivery and anaesthesia as precipitants of disc herniation causing cauda equina compression," wrote J. Chow and colleagues.
The researchers concluded: "We conclude that vigilance, particularly...
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