Definitions for "Cauda equina syndrome"
The bundle of spinal nerve roots arising from the end of the spinal cord and filling the lower part of the spinal canal(from approximately the thoraco-lumbar junction down).
(Neural) Group of neurological signs resulting from compression of the spinal nerves of the lumbosacral vertebral region. Special Diagnostics: radiographs.
The cauda equina is a bundle of nerves at the bottom of the spinal cord. Cauda equina syndrome is severe compression of the cauda equina resulting in loss of bowel or bladder function, loss of sensation in the buttocks and groin, and weakness in the legs.