Lipoma of filum terminale
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Bickle I, Lipoma of filum terminale. Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 31 Mar 2023) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-83100
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13 Oct 2020
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Recent onset of severe back pain with associated sciatica in the last 1 to 2 weeks. Left leg feels numb. GP suspects borderline cauda equina.
Age: 45 years
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Thin lipoma of the filum terminale - this is an incidental finding.
The L2/L3 and L3/L4 discs are dehydrated, however no disc prolapse. No nerve root or cauda equina compression.
Normal vertebral bodies. Normal bone marrow signal.
An incidental finding of a thin lipoma of the filum terminale.