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2001-08-20-12 Spina bifida,lumbar © Patil
Spina bifida, lumbar

Anupama Patil, MD

Bangalore, India


This third trimester has a extensive lumbar spina bifida aperta, extending from the last thoracic segment to the lower lumbar region.


These are the axial sections with ultrasound.




Longitudinal sections.



The skull with a "banana sign"


The X-rays.



The newborn.





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