Dural ectasia: Marfan syndrome
Lumbar back pain
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The spinal canal is capacious at all levels and the cord is normal in appearance with the conus terminating at T12/L1. There is prominent posterior vertebral body scalloping with dural ectasia most pronounced in the lumbar canal, although the spinal canal is larger than normal at all levels. Dural ectasia is also seen prominently in the sacrum, with a sacral foramina are enlarged, particularly on the left S1 with a prominent meningocoele bulging out posteriorly, the sac measuring 1.5 cm in diameter.
Vertebral height but overall alignment and bone marrow signal are within normal limits, with no segmentation abnormalities. An S-shaped scoliosis convex towards the right in the thoracic spine towards the left in the lumbar spine is noted.