Lipoma of the filum terminale
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Haouimi A, Lipoma of the filum terminale. Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 25 Mar 2023) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-85729
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6 Jan 2021
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Aurès Medical Imaging Center - Batna Algeria
Low back pain radiating to the left lower limb.
Age: 45 years
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There is a small linear lesion of the filum terminale extending from L2-L3 to L4-L5 level of fatty signal with signal loss on fat sat sequences. The conus is located at T12-L1 with appearance.
Degenerative change of the lumbar spine with central disc prolapse at several levels (L3-L4 to L5-S1).
MRI features of an incidental lipoma of the filum terminale in a symptomatic patient from disc prolapse at several levels.