Lipomatous Filum terminale
Fat in the filum terminale is not an infrequent occurence, seen in 4 - 6% of individuals , and is especially easily detected on MRI. It is usually an incidental finding of no clinical concern. There were no related symptoms and no evidence of tethering. The thickened fatty filum terminale seemed to be a developmental anomaly and without clinical significance.
Lipomatous Filum terminale Reviewed by Sumer Sethi on Saturday, July 24, 2010 Rating: