neurogenic claudication


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neurogenic claudication

claudication with neurologic compromise, usually in association with lumbar spinal stenosis.

neurogenic claudication

claudication accompanied by pain and paresthesias in the back, buttocks, and lower limbs that is relieved by stooping, caused by mechanical disturbances resulting from posture or by ischemia of the cauda equina.

neu·ro·gen·ic clau·di·ca·tion

(nūr'ō-jen'ik klaw'di-kā'shŭn)
Claudication with neurologic injury, usually in association with lumbar spinal stenosis.

neurogenic claudication

Leg pain or numbness that occurs with standing or walking and is relieved by sitting or resting with the spine flexed. It is typically caused by lumbar disk disease.
See also: claudication
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59) demonstrated SEPs to also be effective in monitoring neurogenic claudication secondary to stenosis.
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