Lumbar block vertebra with spinal cord malformation

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Back pain and sciatica (L5 left).

Patient Data

Age: 55
Gender: Female

Partial block vertebra L1/3. Cystic hydromyelia at Th12/L1, split cord at L1/2. Low position of the conus medullaris at L3/4, tethered cord. Rotational scoliosis and massive degenerative disc and joint disease.

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Case information

rID: 16645
Published: 6th Feb 2012
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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