Extrathecal cavernous hemangioma

Roberto Padovani, Francesco Tognetti, Donatella Proietti, Eugenio Pozzati, Franco Servadei

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A case of extrathecal cavernous hemangioma, a rare entity, is presented. Some clinical, radiological, and histological features of the lesion are discussed. The unusual dumbbell-like growth of the tumor through an intervertebral foramen is considered, as well as the potential effectiveness of radiation therapy. The literature dealing with spinal hemangiomas and hemangioblastomas is summarized.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)463-465
Number of pages3
JournalSurgical Neurology
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1982


  • cavernous hemangioma
  • hemangioblastoma
  • hemangioma
  • spinal tumor

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Surgery


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