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Cauda equina compression due to tabetic arthropathy of the spine
  1. P. S. Ramani,
  2. R. P. Sengupta
  1. Regional Neurological Centre, Newcastle General Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne


    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.

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