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A hidden injury
  1. C U Dussa,
  2. B M Soni
  1. Regional Spinal Injuries Centre, Southport District General Hospital, Southport, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
 Mr C U Dussa
 Flat 9-C, Y-Block, Southport District General Hospital, Town Lane, Kew, Southport PR8 6PN, UK;


Transverse sacral fractures associated with cauda equina syndrome are uncommon lesions and often missed at the time of presentation. This case report highlights the benign presentation and the unpleasant outcome of such an injury.

  • sacrum
  • transverse fracture
  • cauda equina syndrome

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