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Doctor insights on: Vertebral Hemangioma Caused By Trauma

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Can a lower thoracic vertebral hemangioma cause pain?

Can a lower thoracic vertebral hemangioma cause pain?

Unusual indeed: Typically, a vertebral hemangioma is a congenital variation discovered coincidently, when image obtained for other reasons. Would consider alternative explanations. ...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


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Hi doctors, was just wondering what is a vertebral hemangioma?

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 more

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Hi I'm experiencing vibrations in my pelvic are. I have a vertebral hemangioma in my T8. I am also having severe back pain. Toe numbness as well.

Get attention if new: In general if you have a new type of symptom that you've never had before such as the symptoms in the toes or the vibration sensation then it's important to go immediately to your doctor. Hemangiomas can bleed. ...Read more

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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?

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

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What are the treatments for vertebral hemangiomas?

A variety exist: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1255694-treatment Often the best treatment is to leave them alone. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is the main treatment for vertebral hemangiomas?

What is the main treatment for vertebral hemangiomas?

A tumor composed of: Dilated blood vessels that grows along the bones in the spinal cord is a condition called a vertebral or spinal hemangioma. People with this type of spinal tumor typically don't experience symptoms, especially when the hemangioma is small. If the tumor grows larger, patients can begin to experience debilitating symptoms, such as chronic back pain or paralysis. Patients who symtomtatic should treat. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the treatment for vertebral hemangiomas?

None: Vertebral hemangiomas are common, usually found incidentally, requiring no treatment. If painful suggesting a compression fracture, kyphoplasty can be helpful. ...Read more

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Hemangioma in L3 vertebrae is it cancer?

Hemangioma in L3 vertebrae is it cancer?

Hemangioma: Hemangioma is a benign tumor of the blood vessel. It is not a cancer. However if it grows rapidly your doctor should make sure that it is not cancer like hemangiosarcoma etc. ...Read more

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What is a vertebral body hemangioma?

What is a vertebral body hemangioma?

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 more

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Can you tell me how risky is hemangioma in vertebral body?

Can you tell me how risky is hemangioma in vertebral body?

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