Extramedullary conus spinal cord lipoma
A rare closed lipomatous dysraphic malformation of the lower spinal cord characterized by extramedullary lipomatous mass attached to the conus region. The conus is dysplastic and poorly delineated. Various morphological subtypes are recognized. Possible symptoms include bowel and bladder dysfunction and neuro-orthopedic deformity of the lower limbs.
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