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Pseudoclaudication syndrome caused by a tumour of the cauda equina
  1. J. Fagius,
  2. C-E. Westerberg
  1. Department of Neurology, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden


    A typical case of pseudoclaudication syndrome (neurogenic intermittent claudication), where the cause of the lumbar spinal canal narrowing was an intraspinal neoplasm, is reported. A neoplasm as the cause of this syndrome seems to be very rare, possibly because of the progressive nature of the space-occupying lesion and hence the rapid development of other predominant symptoms.

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