Lipomeningomyelocele

Case contributed by Dr Vinay Shah

Presentation

Swelling over lower back region.

Patient Data

Age: 2 years
Gender: Male
MRI

Open spinal dysraphism with lipomeningomyelocele, low-lying spinal cord and syrinx. 

Inferior herniation of the cerebellum tonsils below the level of foramen magnum. 

Case Discussion

This case illustrates a nice example of a lipomeningomyelocele, low-lying spinal cord and syrinx. 

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Case information

rID: 20395
Case created: 16th Nov 2012
Last edited: 19th Dec 2015
Tag: spine
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