A case of extrathecal cavernous hemangioma, a rare entity, is presented. Some clinical, radiological, and histological features of the lesion are discussed. The unusual dumbbell-like growth of the tumor through an intervertebral foramen is considered, as well as the potential effectiveness of radiation therapy. The literature dealing with spinal hemangiomas and hemangioblastomas is summarized.

Extrathecal cavernous hemangioma.

Servadei F
1982

Abstract

A case of extrathecal cavernous hemangioma, a rare entity, is presented. Some clinical, radiological, and histological features of the lesion are discussed. The unusual dumbbell-like growth of the tumor through an intervertebral foramen is considered, as well as the potential effectiveness of radiation therapy. The literature dealing with spinal hemangiomas and hemangioblastomas is summarized.
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