|Approximate area of "saddle anesthesia" seen from behind (yellow highlight)|
|Differential diagnosis||cauda equina syndrome|
Asymmetric saddle anesthesia is frequently associated with the spine-related injury cauda equina syndrome. It is also seen symmetrically with conus medullaris and may occur as a temporary side effect of a sacral extradural injection.
- Pudendal anesthesia ("Saddle block")