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Sacral Agenesis 756.13


synonyms: caudal regression syndrome

Sacral Agenesis ICD-9

756.13 Absense of vertebra, congenital

Sacral Agenesis Clinical Evaluation

  • dimpling over buttocks, extended knees, flexed hips, equinovarus feet.  Often associated with imperforate anus.
  • motor function correlates with level of vertebral defect
  • sensation is usually intact

Sacral Agenesis Associated Anomalies

  • maternal diabetes
  • GI, GU, CV anomlies

Sacral Agenesis Treatment

  • consider amputation vs spinal-pelvic fusion

Sacral Agenesis References