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163 Possible Causes for Sacral Dimple, Scoliosis

  • Dubowitz Syndrome

    Minor anomalies as clinodactylyl of the firth digits, cutaneous syndactyly of toes, foot deformity, sacral dimple and cryptorchidism may be seen.[] CONCLUSION: Patients with Dubowitz syndrome may be at risk of having a progressive, rigid scoliosis.[] Skeletal abnormalities in DS include sacral dimple, and clinodactyly (5th fingers), with cutaneous syndactyly of toes or fingers.[]

  • Hemivertebra

    Occult signs of spinal dysraphism include cutaneous manifestations such as midline spinal hemangiomas, penetrating sacral dimples, or midline hairy patches.[] The cause of the failure of the first operations for the congenital scoliosis due to hemivertebra is verified.[] INTRODUCTION: Posterior hemivertebra resection combined with multisegmental or bisegmental fusion has been applied successfully for congenital scoliosis.[]

  • Meningomyelocele

    dimpling Evaluation Diagnosis based primarily on clinical observation Prenatal screening monitor folic acid levels in mother Pregnancy ultrasound may show herniated sac and[] A young boy presented with a cystic swelling over left gluteal region with lumbosacral scoliosis.[] […] large meningomyelocele defects in an easily reproducible operation preserving local soft tissue (muscle, fascia) for potential salvage operations or revisions (such as for scoliosis[]

  • Wiedemann-Steiner Syndrome

    dimple, hypertrichosis.[] The family decided to take fetal reduction surgery to remove the fetus with scoliosis.[] […] congenital syndrome characterized by mental retardation, postnatal dwarfism, facial dysmorphisms (reminiscent of the make-up of actors of Kabuki, a Japanese theatrical form), scoliosis[]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis 4

    Sacral dimple: incidental findings from newborn evaluation. Mucopolysaccharidosis IVA disease. Acta Paediatr . 2009 May. 98 (5):768-9, 910-2. [Medline] .[] Children may develop: A pronounced curvature of the spine (i.e. scoliosis or kyphosis) Cloudy corneas of the eyes A heart murmur Inguinal hernia Liver enlargement Loss of[] Sacral dimple: incidental findings from newborn evaluation. Mucopolysaccharidosis IVA disease.[]

  • Radioulnar Synostosis-Microcephaly-Scoliosis Syndrome

    […] proximal metacarpal ossification centers talipes equinovarus metatarsus adductus polydactyly posterior midline scalp defects sacral dimple hyperconvex fingernails cerebral[] Symptoms List: Radioulnar synostosis-microcephaly-scoliosis syndrome Symptoms and clinical features may include: 2 Clinical Features of Radioulnar synostosis-microcephaly-scoliosis[] Short Stature, Scoliosis, and Mental Retardation 57 73 Tsukahara Syndrome 57 59 Brachydactyly, Type A1, with Short Stature, Scoliosis, Microcephaly, Ptosis, Hearing Loss,[]

  • Thalassemia

    Sacral dimples were present in three cases, radiological spina bifida in two cases and other abnormalities of the vertebrae in five cases.[] Almost a third of the cases had kyphosis and/or scoliosis, and chest wall deformity was seen in 10 cases.[] Kyphosis and scoliosis are common and increase with age. A careful musculoskeletal exam should be done at diagnosis and throughout childhood.[]

  • Tethered Cord Syndrome

    Most sacral dimples are harmless and don't require any treatment.[] At the time of untethering, scoliosis 40 degrees was associated with a 32% incidence of progression, whereas scoliosis 40 degrees was associated with a 75% incidence of progression[] Asymptomatic patients can be followed conservatively and managed as scoliosis patients with no need for untethering.[]

  • Malformed Thoracic Vertebrae

    Skin An abnormally hairy patch of skin, a dimple (e.g. sacral dimple), a port wine stain or an area of scarring which is present at birth may all alert a doctor to possible[] Scoliosis in Infants Early Onset scoliosis or Infantile Idiopathic scoliosis is defined as scoliosis that is first diagnosed in a child between birth and 5 years of age.[] Also called segment(s). levo scoliosis A scoliosis curve that bends to the left.[]

  • Spina Bifida Occulta

    Spina Bifida, Part 1 From August 2016, Failure To Fly Sol and Alex discuss sacral dimples and their evaluation, the different types of spina bifida and ways to manage common[] There is no increased incidence of spina bifida occulta in idiopathic scoliosis.[] StudentMadwife Mon 16-Feb-09 00:08:20 well, here goes. i was born with sacral dimple(inside not visble) and wet the bed until about 15yrs old(still have problems now in that[]

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