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Table 4 Detailed agreement between ultrasound and MRI of different types of spinal dysraphism

From: Diagnostic value of spinal ultrasound compared to MRI for diagnosis of spinal anomalies in pediatrics

Spinal dysraphismNo.Total agreementPartial agreementNo agreement
Myelomeningocele23 (51.2%)19 (42.2%)4 (9%) 
Segmental spinal dysgenesis6 (13.3%)  6 (13.3%)
Dermal sinus4 (9%)4 (9%)  
Diastomatomyelia4 (9 %)  4 (9%)
Caudal regression syndrome4 (9 %)2 (4.4%)2 (4.4%) 
Lipomyelomeningocele2 (4.4%) 2 (4.4%) 
Myelocystocele1 (2.2%) 1 (2.2%) 
Tethered cord3 (6.6%)2 (4.4%)1 (2.2%) 
Myelocele8 (17.8%)8 (17.8%)