Sacral dimple

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Sacral dimple. Neurologically normal. ex 27/40.

Patient Data

Age: 17 days
Gender: Male

Sacral dimple noted, directed towards but not extending to the coccyx. There is no sinus underlying the dimple. 

Case Discussion

Isolated sacral dimples are uncommonly associated with spinal dysraphisms such as tethered cord syndrome

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Case information

rID: 35738
Published: 21st Apr 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included