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Case Reports in Pediatrics
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 307205, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/307205
Case Report

A Sacral Mass in a Newborn: A Variant of Type II Diastematomyelia with Triple Splitting of the Cord

1NICU, Hamad Medical Center, P.O. Box 3050, Doha, Qatar
2Radiology Department, Hamad Medical Center, P.O. Box 3050, Doha, Qatar
3Pediatrics Department, Hamad Medical Center, P.O. Box 3050, Doha, Qatar

Received 17 March 2013; Accepted 7 April 2013

Academic Editors: I. J. Griffin, J. Kobr, and C. Modesto

Copyright © 2013 Emad Sadek Shatla et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract

Ultrasonographic (US) evaluation of spinal anomalies is limited. MRI is increasingly being used in the diagnosis of spinal anomalies. MRI has been able to show clearly the detailed anatomy of this rare case of type II diastematomyelia with triple splitting of the cord.