Sacral Dimple

Sacral Dimple

The depression or indentation on the lower back which is present at birth. Sacral dimple is present about the buttock’s cleavage. They are usually harmless and not produce any specific signs and symptoms.


Sacral dimple is harmless indentation and usually not cause any serious symptoms. There is only pit like depression in lower back.


It is the congenital condition which is present at birth. There is no specific cause is known yet.


Sometimes it causes complications but mostly does not produce any. Complications like spina bifida and tethered cord syndrome occurred.


After taking history your doctor will recommend the following tests:

  • MRI to check the images of sacral area
  • ultrasound

There is no need of treatment for sacral dimple.

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