Tethered cord with a lipoma of the filum terminale

Case contributed by Dr Ammar Haouimi


Neurogenic bladder

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Female

Low position of the conus medullaris at L2-L3 level with a fusiform lipomatous lesion of high signal on T1WI and T2WI with signal loss on fat-saturated sequences, extending from L3 to S3 level, corresponding to a lipoma of the filum terminale

Case Discussion

MRI features of a tethered cord with lipoma of the filum terminale

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Case information

rID: 64010
Published: 5th Nov 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Spine
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Aurès Medical Imaging Center - Batna Algeria

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