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Tumours of the cauda equina.
  1. M R Fearnside,
  2. C B Adams


    A retrospective study of 70 consecutive patients with a cauda equina tumour who were admitted to Neurosurgical Department at the Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford is presented. The diagnosis of these tumours is often difficult and delayed. The quality of life largely depends upon the neurological disability at presentation. The diagnostic features and investigations are discussed together with the treatment and prognosis.

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