Cauda equina syndrome due to prostate metastases

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Gender: Male

MRI demonstrates localised sacral metastases obliterating the spinal canal and compressing the lower spinal roots.

Widespread sclerotic metastases involving the entire pelvis and proximal femora. Brachytherapy of the prostate noted. 

Case Discussion

Patient with known metastatic prostate cancer developed cauda equina syndrome. 

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Case information

rID: 5464
Published: 26th Jan 2009
Last edited: 5th Aug 2018
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