Category: Case of Week

Case of the Week 6 – Back pain and Cauda Equina Syndrome

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CHFT Case of the Week 6


This weeks case of the week discusses a patient who presented to ED 3 times before receiving a rare and unfortunate diagnosis. It highlights the need to be vigilant in re attenders – particularly when there is progression of symptoms. It also discusses some of the evidence around back pain assessment and Cauda Equina Syndrome.