Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abdrabou


Swelling at the back of long duration

Patient Data

Age: 17 years old
Gender: Male

S3 spina bifida with a sac like structure seen connected to the spinal canal and filled with CSF. Flow artifact could be seen at the ostium of this cystic lesion in T2 WI. The cord is in normal position.

Case Discussion

Spinal dysraphism associated with myelomeningocele.

Differential diagnosis - post operative pseudomeningocele

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rID: 22587
Published: 9th Apr 2013
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
Tag: spine
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