Diastematomyelia

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

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Previous myelomenginocoele repair.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Female
MRI

The spinal cord is low lying, terminating at L5 and is split in two from T11 to L4 with a bony septa separating the two sides. This is associated with right sided fusion of L1/2 and L2/3 and a scoliosis. Foetus partially imaged. 

Features are those of diastematomyelia

Case Discussion

This patient is now pregnant, had a tethered cord and meningocoele repair as child. 

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Case information

rID: 44865
Case created: 6th May 2016
Last edited: 14th Nov 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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