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What is Sacral Dimple?
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Sacral dimple is a shallow and small indentation, a sort of small cleft just above the crease of the buttocks or at the bottom of the spine. This is a relatively common occurrence in the new-born babies. Generally, these sacral dimples are harmless and do not indicate any problem or do not require any treatment. However, in rare cases, when the sacral dimples are accompanied by skin discoloration or a tuft of hair nearby the sacral dimple, it may indicate an underlying spinal cord abnormality.

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