Diastematomyelia

  • Etiology: part of split notochord syndrome
  • Imaging: bisected spinal cord (85% at thoracic-lumbar spine) with bony spicule or fibrous band inbetween, intersegmental laminar fusion – vertical fusion of lamina
  • Clinical: skin stigmata – Fawn’s tail, hemangioma, pigmentation

Cases of Diastematomyelia