Caudal regression syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Heba Mohamed

Presentation

Urinary incontinence.

Patient Data

Age: 5 years
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

Absence of the sacrum (Sacral agenesis) below the level of L1.

Modality: MRI

Sagittal MRI and lateral xray shows absence of the sacrum (Sacral agenesis) below the level of L1.

The conus terminates opposite D11-12 level with abnormal truncated appearance.

Case Discussion

Caudal regression syndrome  group 1 is characterized by multiple caudal structural defects. The current study includes agenesis of the sacral vertebrae below the level of S1 associated with truncated conus which terminates at a higher level D11-12.

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Case Information

rID: 48385
Case created: 4th Oct 2016
Last edited: 5th Oct 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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