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Table 2 Comparison between ultrasonographic and MRI imaging in the diagnosis of spinal dysraphism

From: Perioperative ultrasound imaging versus magnetic resonance imaging in management of lumbosacral spinal dysraphisms

SUSMRI
NegativePositiveSensitivitySpecificityAccuracy
NN%%
Presence of syringohydromylia
 Negative230100%100%100%
 Positive01
Thickened film
 Negative6477.8%100%83.34%
 Positive014
Soft tissue mass
 Negative100100%100%100%
 Positive014
Cystic tissue mass
 Negative160100%100%100%
 Positive08
Conus level
 Positive024100%100%100%
  1. The MRI findings were used as the standard reference for the sensitivity and specificity of LUS