Sep 27, · Tethered cord syndrome (TCS) is a developmental neurological disorder caused by an abnormally low conus medullaris. It typically presents in childhood, but it may persist undetected until adulthood, and it may be associated with an intradural lipoma. Jun 01, · Lipoma of filum terminale (LFT) is one of the commonest causes of occult spinal dysraphisim. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is the imaging modality of choice for detection of fat within the filum terminale. Lipomatous aspect of the filum terminale is sometimes recognised in routine lumbosacral computed tomography studies.
The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence and MRI features of isolated lipoma of filum terminale (LFT) in adult population and its correlation with the patient clinical presentations. Methods: Prospective analysis of all lumbosacral MRI performed at King Abdullah University Hospital during a month tucks.xyz by: The other fatty anomaly is a lipomyelomeningocele, in which a lipoma extrudes from the spinal canal underneath the lining of the spinal cord (meninges), but covered by normal skin. In many individuals, tethered cord syndrome is caused mechanically by .