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Severe lower back pain, stabbing and radiating around to front groin area. Mri, showed hemangioma, what does that mean? Neurologist or other dr?

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

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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Mri (Definition)

Mri or magnetic resonance imaging is one of the more recently developed imaging modalities available to physicians. It uses powerful magnets to generate images. There is no ionizing radiation which is a major advantage over many other modalities. Mri is the best imaging exam that we have for most soft tissue and joint related problems. There are radiologists ...Read more


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U/s for liver cyst reads complex cyst w/partial sepetation MRI reads it's a hemangioma. Which is more accurate?

U/s for liver cyst reads complex cyst w/partial sepetation MRI reads it's a hemangioma.  Which is more accurate?

If they are: both describing the same lesion, MRI with contrast is more specific and accurate in this case. ...Read more

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Repeated incidents of extreme backpain for 3 months. Mri scan shows incidental hemangioma in l3, mild diffuse posterior disc bulge at l1-2, l2-3, l4-5.

Repeated incidents of extreme backpain for 3 months. Mri scan shows incidental hemangioma in l3, mild diffuse posterior disc bulge at l1-2, l2-3, l4-5.

Lumbago: Disk bulging is very common and back pain may correlate with it. Episodic back pain without leg pain is often back spasm, or muscular cramping of the large muscles around your spine. Physical therapy is a good treatment as are muscle relaxers. ...Read more

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Can liver hemangioma be diagnosed by mri?

Can liver hemangioma be diagnosed by mri?

Yes: An MRI with IV contrast is very useful in diagnosing liver hemangiomas. They have a very characteristic pattern of how they take up and release the IV contrast in comparison to other liver lesions. The best MRI would be a "hemangioma protocol" where they take a few extra pictures later than would be typically done for a liver mri. ...Read more

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What it mean atypical hemangioma found in Spine MRI?

Vertebral: hemangiomas are common incidental findings on spine MRIs. They are generally of no concern, so much so that some radiologists might not bother mentioning them on the report. From a radiologist's point of view, calling a hemangioma atypical would indicate that the hemangioma doesn't completely fulfill all of the classic imaging criteria,but is still likely a hemangioma. ...Read more

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MRI: "there is a large hemangioma in the T6 vertebral body" What does this mean?

Hemangioma: is a benign tumor of small blood vessel. It needs surgical excision depending on size, location, and symptoms. In your case, it is "large" and located in difficult location. It could progress to compress spinal cord, which would be a devastating complication. Consult with a spine surgeon immediately. ...Read more

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Have had numerous hemangiomas confimred on MRI now had u/s tech askef about cyst on liver can that be same?

Have had numerous hemangiomas confimred on MRI now had u/s tech askef about cyst on liver can that be same?

No: Hemangiomas on sono look relatively echogenic (bright) while simple cysts are echo free (black). Larger hemangiomas may exhibit a more complex pattern on sono but will not look like a simple cyst. ...Read more

Dr. James Sidman
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Hemangioma (Definition)

An hemangioma is a condition in which a person has an enlarged, abnormal growth of blood vessels on his skin and/or elsewhere inside his body. Large hemangiomas, multiple ones, or dangerously located ones can cause serious problems. Babies with small or few "strawberry" hemangiomas on the skin ...Read more