Spina bifida

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle


Long standing attendee at the neurology clinic. Left flank pain. Renal stone?

Patient Data

Age: 42
Gender: Female

Large multi-level defect in the posterior elements of the vertebral bodies.

VP shunt.

No renal tract stones.

Case Discussion

A more severe form of spina bifida, which is one form of spinal dysraphism.

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Case information

rID: 45935
Published: 18th Jun 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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