Caudal regression syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Dalia Ibrahim

Presentation

Back and pelvic deformity since birth.

Patient Data

Age: 6 months
Gender: Male
X-ray

Total agenesis of the lumbar and sacral vertebrae.

Hypoplastic D12 vertebra.

MRI

Total agenesis of the lumbar and sacral vertebrae.

Hypoplastic D12 vertebra.

The dorsal spinal cord shows abrupt termination at the level of D10 vertebra. 

Case Discussion

Severe form of caudal regression syndrome in which there is total agenesis of the lumbar and sacral vertebrae.

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Case information

rID: 55925
Case created: 30th Sep 2017
Last edited: 3rd Oct 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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