Ossified dysraphic hamartoma with lipomyelocoele/lipomyelomeningocoele-A rare radiological entity.

@article{Tirumani2017OssifiedDH,
  title={Ossified dysraphic hamartoma with lipomyelocoele/lipomyelomeningocoele-A rare radiological entity.},
  author={Sudha Bindu Tirumani and Raghavendra Prasad and Vijaya Kumari Mudunoor and Suman Chandra Aemjal and Harika Tirumani and Saurabh Rohatgi},
  journal={Clinical imaging},
  year={2017},
  volume={43},
  pages={60-63}
}
Traditionally the presence of fat in closed spinal dysraphism has been referred to as spinal lipoma. Recent reports suggest that these spinal lesions are better described as spinal hamartomas due to the unencapsulated and infiltrating nature of the fat and presence of other heterotopic soft tissue. The presence of ossified bone in spinal hamartomas referred to as ossified dysraphic hamartoma, is extremely rare with only three case reports in literature, all associated with lipomyeloceles, none… CONTINUE READING