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.

Modality: X-ray

Sclerotic metastases

Case Discussion

Patient with known metastatic prostate cancer developed cauda equina syndrome. MRI demonstrates localised sacral metastases obliterating the spinal canal and compressing the lower spinal roots.

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Case Information

rID: 5464
Case created: 26th Jan 2009
Last edited: 9th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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