Sacral agenesis

Case contributed by Dr Aneta Kecler - Pietrzyk


35 years old lady with ongoing back pain.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

Type III sacral agenesis ( articulation of iliac bones with lowest lumbar vertebrae).

Additionally two laminated stones within urinary bladder and intrauterine contraceptive device in situ.

Case Discussion

Sacral agenesis is a very rare and severe sacral developmental abnormality.

The incidence is between 0.005 and 0.1% with increased incidence in foetuses of diabetic mothers. 

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Case Information

rID: 52214
Case created: 27th Mar 2017
Last edited: 30th Apr 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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