Caudal regression syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Pir Abdul Ahad Aziz

Presentation

Congenital pelvic abnormality.

Patient Data

Age: 5 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Agenesis of lower lumbar vertebrae and sacrum is noted resulting in opposition of both iliac blades causing pelvic deformity. Findings are due to caudal regression syndrome.

Case Discussion

Caudal regression syndrome occurs due to midline closure defect from disturbance to caudal mesoderm in early pregnancy (<4th week of gestation). It is not associated with VATER syndrome.

 

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Case information

rID: 47716
Case created: 30th Aug 2016
Last edited: 1st Sep 2016
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