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Vertebral Hemangioma Caused By Trauma
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
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.
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
A variety exist: Http://emedicine. Medscape. Com/article/1255694-treatment Often the best treatment is to leave them alone. Best wishes. ...Read more
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
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
I have a small vertebral boy hemangioma showing high signal intensity in t1&t2wis. What could it be?
Incidental finding: These are common benign nonpainful findings on normal MRI high intensity just means they appear white on MRI low signals are dark don't give them a second thought. Like dark disc they can be found on many mris of the spine in tje painful amd in the painless alike tjey are not treated unless they ar huge yours is small. ...Read more
What to do if I have a small vertebral boy hemangioma showing high signal intensity in t1&t2wis what's that?
Why was MRI done?: Hemangiomas are abnormal bundles of blood vessels. Most are benign although there are exceptions. It is important to know why the MRI was done. If the MRI was done for pain at the location of the hemangioma, you may have found the problem. Otherwise, this may be an incidental finding unrelated to the problem which led to the MRI. Discuss it with the doctor who ordered the MRI to determine a plan. ...Read more
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
What do u consider big? My MRI report say there is an incidental hemangioma 1 CM in diameter in the inferior t1 vertebral body
Vertebral hemangioma: 1 cm is small. Unless it is causing you pain (doubtful it would be), just forget about it- it's benign. ...Read more
No: If it is truly a hemangioma seen in one of your vertebrae, no problem. Hemangiomas are seen in about 10-15 percent of patients that undergo a lumbar MRI. They simply represent a higher density of vascular tissue in an area of the vertebrae, but can appear as a lesion in the vertebrae on an MRI scan. They are usually of no clinical significance. ...Read more
? T2 hemangioma: I assume you mean the T2 vertebral body - it is common to see small hemangiomas in a vertebral body (they are found in ~10% of autopsies), and they usually do not need any specific treatment. Your doctor may want to recheck it after some period to show that it is not enlarging. If you develop upper back pain or any new pain or weakness in your legs, do see your doctor right away. ...Read more
What does this mean? "we'll circumscribed 1.9lesion bright t1/t2 lesion in vertebral body s1 is a benign hemangioma. Do I need surgery? Should I worry
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