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cauda

 [kaw´da] (pl. cau´dae) (L.)
a tail or tail-like appendage.
cauda equi´na the collection of spinal roots descending from the lower spinal cord and occupying the vertebral canal below the cord.
 Cauda equina, descending from the conus medullaris of the spinal cord. From Dorland's, 2000.

tail

(tāl), [TA]
1. Any tail, or taillike structure, or tapering or elongated extremity of an organ or other part. Synonym(s): cauda [TA]
2. veterinary anatomy a free appendage representing the caudal end of the vertebral column; covered by skin and hair, feathers, or scales.
[A.S. taegl]

cauda

/cau·da/ (kaw´dah) pl. cau´dae   [L.] a tail or taillike appendage.
cauda equi´na  the collection of spinal roots descending from the lower spinal cord and occupying the vertebral canal below the cord.

tail

(tāl) [TA]
1. Any taillike structure, or tapering or elongated extremity of an organ or other part.
2. veterinary anatomy A free appendage representing the caudal end of the vertebral column, covered by skin and hair, feathers, or scales.
Synonym(s): cauda [TA] .
[A.S. taegl]

tail

(tāl) [TA]
Any taillike structure or tapering or elongated extremity.
Synonym(s): cauda [TA] .
[A.S. taegl]

cauda

pl. caudae [L.] a tail or tail-like appendage.

cauda equina
the collection of spinal roots that stream caudally from the end of the spinal cord and occupy the vertebral canal.
cauda equina compression
see lumbosacral stenosis.
cauda equina syndrome
cauda helicis
caudal process of the helix of the ear of the dog.
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Tumors, if small, tend to displace the nerve roots of the cauda equina; whereas large tumors often compress or encase them.
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Additionally, patients were excluded if they had fixed motor deficit, cauda equine syndrome, previous lumbar surgery of the stenotic level or spondylolisthesis greater than grade 1 at the affected level.
Mr Hamid told the court that the woman was complaining of lower back pain and bladder problems and was displaying warning signs of cauda eqina syndrome - a serious neurological condition.
Adverse Reactions: The most common adverse drug reactions (> 5%) reported in patients receiving XTANDI in the randomized clinical trial were asthenia/fatigue, back pain, diarrhea, arthralgia, hot flush, peripheral edema, musculoskeletal pain, headache, upper respiratory infection, muscular weakness, dizziness, insomnia, lower respiratory infection, spinal cord compression and cauda equina syndrome, hematuria, paresthesia, anxiety, and hypertension.
The conditions experienced post surgery were symptoms of Cauda Equina Syndrome (CES), a compressive neuropathy involving multiple nerve roots affecting motor, sensory, bowel, bladder, and sexual function.
Unfortunately his lower back pain returned 6 months later, and subsequent imaging showed enlargement of the lumbar spine mass causing further compression of the cauda.
Cauda equina syndrome is caused by lumbar disc protrusion, and 1 - 15% of patients present with abnormal bladder function secondary to impingement of sacral nerve roots.