Cauda Equina Syndrome Affecting Bowel and Bladder Function

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This stock medical illustration depicts cauda equina syndrome affecting the nerves leading to the urinary bladder and bowel, which can result in urinary and fecal incontinence and other loss of functions. The drawing shows the lower spinal cord of a female with a severe lumbar disc herniation impinging on the cauda equina of the spinal cord.

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