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February 1978

Computerized Tomography: An Adjunct to Early Diagnosis in the Cauda Equina Syndrome of Ankylosing Spondylitis

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Medicine, Long Beach (Calif) Memorial Hospital.

Arch Neurol. 1978;35(2):116-118. doi:10.1001/archneur.1978.00500260054015

• This article describes a case of the cauda equina syndrome associated with ankylosing spondylitis. The typical myelographic features and the computerized tomography (CT) scan of the lumbar spine are included. The CT scan may aid in elucidating the pathogenesis of the disorder.

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