EURORAD ESR

Case 15076

Asymptomatic Large Anterior Sacral Meningocele and bicornuate uterus: Imaging Findings

Author(s)
Vasileios Rafailidis1, Georgios Daniil2, Chrysa Nalbantidou2

1. Radiology Department of AHEPA University General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
2. Radiology Department of “G. GENNIMATAS” General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
 
Patient
female, 17 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Ultrasound findings
     

    A transverse split-screen ultrasound image obtained over the hypogastrium showing the cystic lesion with well-defined borders except for a small ill-defined area in its posterior wall.

     
    Area of Interest: Pelvis; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Cysts;

    A transverse split-screen ultrasound image obtained over the hypogastrium showing the two solid echogenic structures, corresponding to the two horns of a bicornuate uterus.

     
    Area of Interest: Pelvis; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Computed Tomography findings
     

    Axial CT image showing the cystic lesion originating from the level of the third anterior sacral foramen.

     
    Area of Interest: Pelvis; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Cysts;

    Oblique multi-planar reconstructed CT image showing the communication between the cystic lesion and the spinal canal.

     
    Area of Interest: Pelvis; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Cysts;

    Axial CT image showing the two horns of the bicornuate uterus.

     
    Area of Interest: Pelvis; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Cysts;

    Axial CT image showing the anteriorly displaced urinary bladder containing the catheter.

     
    Area of Interest: Pelvis; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Cysts;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    3D Computed Tomography findings
     

    Volume rendering technique CT image showing the anterior surface of the sacral bone with its deformities.

     
    Area of Interest: Bones; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;

    Volume rendering technique CT image showing the posterior surface of the sacral bone with its scimitar sacrum configuration.

     
    Area of Interest: Bones; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
A transverse split-screen ultrasound image obtained over the hypogastrium showing the cystic lesion with well-defined borders except for a small ill-defined area in its posterior wall.
 
A transverse split-screen ultrasound image obtained over the hypogastrium showing the two solid echogenic structures, corresponding to the two horns of a bicornuate uterus.
 
Axial CT image showing the cystic lesion originating from the level of the third anterior sacral foramen.
 
Oblique multi-planar reconstructed CT image showing the communication between the cystic lesion and the spinal canal.
 
Axial CT image showing the two horns of the bicornuate uterus.
 
Axial CT image showing the anteriorly displaced urinary bladder containing the catheter.
 
Volume rendering technique CT image showing the anterior surface of the sacral bone with its deformities.
 
Volume rendering technique CT image showing the posterior surface of the sacral bone with its scimitar sacrum configuration.
 
 
 
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