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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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.


Cauda equina syndrome Posterior disc migration Lumbar disc herniation 


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The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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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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