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A 30-year-old female asked:

What are some causes of clumped, swollen, inflammed caudal equina nerves, with corresponding symptoms, on mri. no issues with discs. infection? what are common causes of inflammation here? thank you?

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Dr. Terry Lichtor
Neurosurgery 42 years experience
Spinal stenosis could cause this. Post op from surgery could also do this.
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
You could well have arachnoiditis which could be due to bleeding, infection, myelogram, surgery or inflammation. See neurologist and seek etiology
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Last updated Aug 24, 2021

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