Agenesis, sacral: Failure of formation of all or part of the sacrum (the lowest section of the spine).
Currarino syndrome is a condition characterized by the combination of:
The malformations in Currarino syndrome are all in tissues that have their embryological origin in the tail bud and may reflect disturbances in its formation during early embryonic life. A mutation (change) in a gene called the HLXB9 homeobox gene has been identified as responsible for autosomal dominant Currarino syndrome, also known as hereditary sacral agenesis.
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Sacral Agenesis is a term that applies to a wide range of developmental disorders of the lower portion of the spinal column and pelvis.
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Type II: partial sacral agenesis with a partial but bilaterally symmetrical defect and a stable articulation between the ilia and a normal or hypoplastic first sacral ...