Lipomyelomeningocele

Case contributed by Dr Hidayatullah Hamidi

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Low back bulging since birth

Patient Data

Age: 1 year
Gender: Female
CT

Bony defect in the posterior arch elements of the lumbosacral spine from L3 to S5 levels.
Fat attenuating lesion in the spinal canal -mainly to left side- from level of L2 to L4 extending posteriorly to the subcutaneous fat through the large bony defect at L3/4 level.

Abnormalities of the spinal cord like tethered cord cannot be evaluated CT.

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Case information

rID: 70354
Published: 14th Aug 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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