Tethered Cord-Thickened Fatty Filum Terminale
There is a growing focus on the role which a tight filum terminale plays in tethered cord syndrome. Thick filum is currently defined as greater than 2mm in width or with fatty deposits. This is 8 year old child with lower limb weakness and segmentation anomalies on radiograph. MRI shows thickened lipomatous filum along with low lying conus.
Tethered Cord-Thickened Fatty Filum Terminale Reviewed by Sumer Sethi on Thursday, March 08, 2012 Rating: