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2 month old has a sacral dimple, no other symptoms present. So far normal development and normal on exam. Should we still be concerned?

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Dr. Justin Greiwe
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Likely Fine

Most sacral dimples are harmless and don't require any treatment.
Rarely sacral dimples are associated with a serious underlying abnormality of the spine or spinal cord. Examples include spina bifida or tethered cord syndrome. The risks of above spinal problems increase if sacral dimple is accompanied by a nearby tuft of hair, skin tag or certain types of skin discolorations.

In brief: Likely Fine

Most sacral dimples are harmless and don't require any treatment.
Rarely sacral dimples are associated with a serious underlying abnormality of the spine or spinal cord. Examples include spina bifida or tethered cord syndrome. The risks of above spinal problems increase if sacral dimple is accompanied by a nearby tuft of hair, skin tag or certain types of skin discolorations.
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