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The most common cause of compression to the Cauda Equina is a central disc prolapse although other causes are possible.
If you experience any of these symptoms, please contact your Emergency Department straight away. Without early interventions, the possible consequences can be devastating, including irreversible damage to bladder and bowel function, and sexual dysfunction.