• Vol. 37 No. 5, 446–446
  • 15 May 2008

Caudal Regression Syndrome


A white female with an uncomplicated history of birth delivery and a familial history of diabetes mellitus presented to the orthopaedic clinic at the age of 16 months old with bowel dysfunction, inability to walk, one kidney, and a gibbus noted at T12. A “frog-like” appearance was noted of the lower extremities with webbing of the popliteal space (Fig. 1).

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