45 year-old with longstanding bowel and bladder incontinence
sagittal and axial
Split cord with a single thecal sac.
Low lying spinal cord at L3-4
Abnormal sacral morphology
Widened lower lumbar spine thecal sac with absent posterior elements.
Diastematomyelia type 1, type 2
Diastematomyelia type 1
type 1 is associated with sacral anomalies and a low lying and
likely tethered spinal cord. This patient is status post prior
lumbar spine surgery
Submitted by Jeff Pugsley, MD, UW Radiology Resident
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