Intraspinal lipoma

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam


20 year old female with bilateral lower limb numbness.

Patient Data

Age: 20
Gender: Female

Multilevel spina bifida.


High T1 and T2 intradural extra medullary oval shape lesion that suppress on fat sat sequences. No enhancement seen on post Gad administration. Finding in keeping with intraspinal lipoma. Multilevel spin bifida is seen with tethered spinal cord. No dermal sinus is noted.

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Case information

rID: 28287
Published: 19th Mar 2014
Last edited: 14th Dec 2015
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