Retrorectal cyst-hamartomas and sacral dysplasia: MR appearance

Lorna Sohn Williams, Amyn Mohammed Rojiani, Ronald G. Quisling, J. Parker Mickle

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Retrorectal cyst-hamartoma, an uncommon lesion, arises from hindgut embryonic remnants and may be associated with sacral anomalies. Such a lesion is presacral, multicystic, and lined with glandular or transitional epithelium. Malignant transformation of these lesions has been reported. We describe the clinical, pathologic, and imaging findings in an infant.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1043-1045
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 1 1998
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology


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