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adult asymptomatic lipoma at filum terminale


in asymptomatic individuals.4,5,29 There has been no large study describing the Filum terminale lipomas are a common incidental finding on spinal MRI, and most patients present with a low conus position but only 19 adults (8%) (Tables .

Filum terminale lipoma (FTL) causes various spinal symptoms known If the family of the asymptomatic patients required the prophylactic surgery, . invasive surgical procedure using tubular dilators for adult patients, while.

Though the lesions are frequently asymptomatic, fibrolipomas are a known cause of We present a case of isolated fibrolipoma of the filum terminale in an adult.

Fatty filum terminale, also known as lipoma of the filum terminale or filar lipoma, is a In most cases, a fatty filum is an incidental and asymptomatic finding.

(C)T1WI sequence shows a filum terminale lipoma (black arrow). . TCS becomes symptomatic more frequently in children than in adults (23).