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Cauda equina compression due to tabetic arthropathy of the spine.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  4708460     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of tabetic neuroarthropathy of the lumbar spine causing cauda equina compression with paraplegia and retention of urine is described. The literature is reviewed and the role of surgery in such cases is discussed.
P S Ramani; R P Sengupta
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry     Volume:  36     ISSN:  0022-3050     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Neurol. Neurosurg. Psychiatr.     Publication Date:  1973 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1973-08-03     Completed Date:  1973-08-03     Revised Date:  2012-05-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985191R     Medline TA:  J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  260-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Arthropathy, Neurogenic / drug therapy,  etiology*,  radiography,  surgery
Cauda Equina* / surgery
Middle Aged
Paraplegia / etiology
Penicillins / therapeutic use
Spinal Cord Compression / etiology*,  radiography,  surgery
Syphilis / complications
Tabes Dorsalis / complications*,  drug therapy
Urination Disorders / etiology
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