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Biswanath Mukhopadhyay, lamb M. Shukla, Madhumita Mukhopadhyay,1 Kartik C. Mandal, Pankaj Haldar, and Abhijit Benare

Madhumita Mukhopadhyay

1Department that Pathology, academy of Postgraduate clinical Education and Research, Kolkata, West Bengal, India


1Department that Pathology, academy of Postgraduate clinical Education and Research, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Address for correspondence: Prof. Biswanath Mukhopadhyay, 7E, Dinobandhu Mukherjee Lane, Sibpur, Howrah - 711 102, West Bengal, India. E-mail: ni.oc.oohay
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Human tail is a curiosity, a cosmetic stigma and presents as an appendage in the lumbosacral region. 6 patients of tail in the lumbosacral region are presented right here to talk about the spectrum that presentation of person tails. The embryology, pathology and also treatment that this entity room discussed along with a short review of the literature.


INTRODUCTION

Human tails space a rarely entity. The birth of a baby v a tail can reason tremendous emotional disturbance come the parents. They space usually classified together true and also pseudo tails.<1> Tails room usually associated with occult spinal dysraphism.<2> Isolated case reports the various types of human tails have actually been described in the literature.<3> We room presenting our suffer of six cases of tails in infants.

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CASE REPORT

The age variety of patients varied from 3 days come 2 years. The male to female ratio was 2:1. The family background was not far-ranging in any kind of of the patients. The antenatal background of the mother was normal. There to be no movement or contraction of tails in our patients. The key features and imaging findings of 6 patients have been summarised in Table 1. The level radiographs verified spina bifida in 3 patients at L 5 and S 1.