Intramedullary spinal cord cavernous hemangiomas: Clinical features and surgical treatment

Ken Ishii, Masaya Nakamura

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Abstract

Intramedullary spinal cord cavernous hemangiomas (angiomas) are occult vascular malformations characterized by rare lesions consisting of closely packed capillary-like vessels. In general, patients with this disease become symptomatic because of hemorrhage leads to progressive neurological deficits. Therefore, surgical tumor resection should be considered for symptomatic patients should be considered a surgical tumor resection.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)27-30
Number of pages4
JournalBrain and Nerve
Volume63
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Jan 1

Keywords

  • Cavernous hemangioma (angioma)
  • Diagnosis
  • Intramedullary tumor
  • Spinal cord
  • Treatment

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology

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