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Vertebral Hemangioma Caused By Trauma
There are many causes of red "spots" which when touched are not flat on the skin but instead are elevated off the skin. They can be red from scratching or from being bitten by a bug or be a blister from a burn. Some raised lesions have fluid in them such as a blister. When the spot or leasionis red it is usually inflamed. Whelps from an allergic reaction can also be ...Read more
A benign & common : tumor typically found in vertebra with the findings in about 11% of the population . It is a non cancerous growth or tumor of blood vessels that rarely causes any issues unless so large within the vertebral body that it then may compromise its strength and cause a collapse or fracture. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My pelvic MRI states that I have a 1.9cm bright t1 bright t2 lesion in vertebral body s1 benign hemangioma. Does it cause pain & where is it located?
No: No, these do not cause pain typically and are found in 11% of people . They are a common benign blood vessel tumor typically seen in the vertebral bodies of the spine and yours is in the body of s1 or sacrum 1 vertebral body. ...Read more
Like a birth mark: Hemangioma in the skin is known as a 'strawberry mark' and is often found at birth. As many as 15 percent of people have a hemangioma in the bone and don't know it! Now that we do MRI we see these frequently as a bright spot in the vertebral body of the spine . They rarely need any treatment, when accurately diagnosed, but if they are very painful they can be treated with kyphoplasty. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually none and : they can be found in approximately 11% of the population and are usually associated with no symptoms although rarely they may be large enough to compromise the structural integrity of the vertebra making them more susceptible to a fracture which can lead to pain, deformity and even neural tissue damage. ...Read more
Vascular tumors: Hemangiomas are vascular tumors.The ones located inside vertebral bodies are usually small and benign and usually do not require any treament.They are very frequent findings on MRI of the spine as incidental findings, they are not symptomatic unless they are of large size involving the vertebral body. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Talk to your doctor: If it is a true hemangioma, then you may not need to have anything done. Usually these are benign lesions that do not need treatment. However, you should see your doctor or a Neurosurgeon to make sure that it is not something more concerning or that might need treatment. ...Read more
A variety exist: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1255694-treatment Often the best treatment is to leave them alone. Best wishes. ...Read more
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
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