[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address 54.205.87.3. Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
Sign In
Individual Sign In
Create an Account
Institutional Sign In
OpenAthens Shibboleth
[Skip to Content Landing]
Special Feature
April 2002

Radiological Case of the Month

Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2002;156(4):407. doi:10.1001/archpedi.156.4.407

A FULL-TERM, 2725-g female infant was born by vacuum extraction delivery following an uncomplicated pregnancy. The infant appeared normal except for a tuft of dark hair covering the skin of the lumbar area (Figure 1). She moved her extremities well and showed normal sensation and strength.

As part of the patient workup, a radiograph of the spine was was obtained followed by imaging of the spine with ultrasonography in axial (Figure 2) and midsagittal planes (Figure 3) and magnetic resonance imaging of the spine (Figure 4).

Back to top
Article Information

Accepted for publication October 23, 2000.

Corresponding author: Monica Epelman, MD, Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Ave, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1X8, Canada.

×