Caudal regression syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abd Rabou

Presentation

Delayed motor activity of lower limbs and disturbed urinary bladder.

Patient Data

Age: 3 years old
Gender: Female
Modality: MRI

Hypoplasia of the sacrum and abnormal sacroiliac joints. Other findings include:

  • tethered cord
  • diastomatomyelia (splitting) of the distal cord
  • hydromyelia of the distal cord which extends to the right hemicord
  • the right hemicord ends in small lipoma

Case Discussion

Associated with VACTERL syndrome

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Case Information

rID: 22676
Case created: 15th Apr 2013
Last edited: 22nd Jan 2016
Tags: spine, sacrum
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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