Sacral agenesis

Case contributed by Dr Aneta Kecler-Pietrzyk

Presentation

Ongoing back pain.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Female
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 fetuses of diabetic mothers. 

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Case information

rID: 52214
Published: 30th Mar 2017
Last edited: 7th Dec 2018
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