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Question cauda equina vs conus medullaris syndrome

please help , how can we differntiated between them
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This has been discussed before here
Cauda Equina vs Conus Medullaris

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Conus medullaris syndrome-----urethral sphincter problems,saddle anesthesia,fecal incontinence,impotence with no limb involvement.



Caudal Equine syndrome-----S2-S4,motor and sensory weakness in lower limbs and fecal incontinence without urethral sphincter problems and impotence (rarely seen),loss anacutaneus reflex.


Epiconus syndrome ---urethral sphincter problems,sadden anesthesia,fecal incontinence,impotence+lower limb abnormalities.
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