Intraspinal lipoma

Case contributed by Dr Fakhry Mahmoud Ebouda


Low back pain radiates to the left thigh

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Female

A well-defined fusiform shaped lesion of high T1 and T2 signal lesion. It shows low signal in the T2 fat suppressed images, at the T11/12/L1 levels, showing left extramedullary intradural position slightly pushing the related cord segment to the right side consistent with an intradural lipoma.

Case Discussion

MRI findings of intraspinal intradural lipoma (lipoma of the conus medullaris).

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Case information

rID: 67199
Published: 23rd Mar 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Spine
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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