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Hemangiomas Hemangioma Over The Sacrum
MRI results show "possible" hemangioma on my sacrum (S5). I know this location is rare for hemangiomas. Should I be concerned by the word "possible"?
NOT AT ALL:
This is an "incidental" finding...very common in such studies...if suggestion is made about further studies and or follow-up follow them...if not. NOT to worry!
Hope this is helpful
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Sacro pain- mri: small 8mm focus at the s2 (racepinephrine) region of mid sacrum. Differential could be atypical hemangioma or potential for metastasis. Next step?
My lower back and pelvic area are in constant pain, numbness, shooting pain down the inside of the leg. I have hemangioma L2 1.9cm?
Hemangioma and pain: The likelihood of the hemangioma causing your pain is very small. Common things being common, sciatica or piriformis syndrome are two much more likely candidates. Go see your friendly orthopedist or neurologist for a work-up. They will be able to more clearly elucidate the source of your pain. Remember, I only practice orthopedics on the weekends! ...Read more
Severe lower back pain, stabbing and radiating around to front groin area. Mri, showed hemangioma, what does that mean? Neurologist or other dr?
Neurosurgeon: I feel that a neurosurgeon is best qualified to evaluate you and he will review your images with the radiologist. A hemangioma is a growth of blood vessels and occur in various parts of the body. Something appears to be pressing on a nerve root coming out of the spine (like a disk). ...Read more
Developed severe stabbing lower back pain, radiating around hip to front groin area. Mri showed an hemangioma? What does this mean? A neurologist?
Trauma growth: By far most liver hemangioms do not cause any issues at all some are large and like any big complex of blood vessels a traumatic injury like car accident boxing or even skate board fall can break it open or rupture.... Also very rarely they will continue to grow and eventually rupture....These growing hemangiomas become cavernous and may require surgery to prevent unwanted rupture. ...Read more
See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
Sometimes: Many people have hemangiomas without a family history. Occasional hemangiomas can occur genetically and may be isolated or multiple lesions and rare conditions can also involve internal organs. ...Read more
Yes, definitely: Propranolol is greater than 95% effective in reducing or completely getting rid of hemangiomas of infancy, the most common type of hemangioma. There are many articles in the past 2-3 years on this and we have extensive experience showing that it works. Dermatologists, hematologists, ENT doctors, plastic surgeons and primary care doctors all can treat this. ...Read more
It depends.: Depends on where it is. If it isn't in a place that could cause functional problems such as eating, breathing, seeing, then you can relax. If it is in one of those areas, or so big that it is very unsightly, it can be treated. Go to a children's specialist in vascular anomalies. ...Read more
Hemangioma: Is the accumulation of blood vessels that are like intertwined there as small vessels and cause a tumor like growth. If in the face, you probably would need a plastic surgeon to help you if it is bothersome. ...Read more
Capillary bundle: Ch are spaghetti like collections of bundled capillaries in a common birth mark. They will generally grow faster than the kid for about 6-8 m, slow then start to shrink down into the skin leaving a pale or parchment like surface by the age of 4.Rarely do they need any work. If they might interfere with vision of distort the nose some dermatologists might treat to decrease size. ...Read more