Cauda equina

Dr Craig Hacking and Dr Henry Knipe et al.

The cauda equina is the collective term given to nerve roots distal to the conus medullaris, which occupy the lumbar cistern

It's name comes from the Latin for "horse's tail".

Anatomy: Spine
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rID: 28665
Section: Anatomy
Tag: stub, refs, spine
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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: cauda equina on sagittal T2W
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