What do I need to know about spina bifida occulta s1?

Spina bifida occulta. A common finding on x-ray and rarely requires any from of treatment.
Usually no problems. Spina bifida occulta refers to a loss of the posterior elements of one of the vertebrae. It is usually an incidental finding. However, it can on occasion be accompanied by other congenital abnormalities, such as tethered cord, split cord, or tumors.