Is Sacral Dimple Spina Bifida Occulta?

Q:
Is sacral dimple spina bifida occulta?

A:
A sacral dimple is an indentation, present at birth, in the skin on the lower back. It’s usually located just above the crease between the buttocks. Most sacral dimples are harmless and don’t require any treatment.

However, in rare cases, sacral dimples can be associated with a serious underlying abnormality of the spine or spinal cord – spina bifida.

To learn more you should go to a medical professional.

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