Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Epidural Compression Syndrome Outlook

What to expect with epidural compression syndrome:

  • The outcome depends on the cause.
  • Of those who are unable to walk at the time of diagnosis, only 1 out of 10 will regain their ability to walk with treatment.

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Last Updated: Mar 17, 2009 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Epidural Compression Syndrome References
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