Cauda Equina Intradural Extramedullary Cavernous Haemangioma: Case Report and Review of the Literature

@inproceedings{Popescu2013CaudaEI,
  title={Cauda Equina Intradural Extramedullary Cavernous Haemangioma: Case Report and Review of the Literature},
  author={Mihai Popescu and Valentin Titus Grigorean and Crina Julieta Sinescu and Cristian Lupascu and George Viorel Popescu and Aurelia Mihaela Sandu and Iancu Emil Pleşea},
  booktitle={Neurologia medico-chirurgica},
  year={2013}
}
Cavernous haemangioma (cavernoma) is a benign vascular lesion, exceptionally located in cauda equina. We report a case, diagnosed and operated in the Department of Neurosurgery from Pitesti County Emergency Hospital, of a 60-year-old woman with history of lumbar region distress, who presented with low back pain, paravertebral muscle contracture, and bilateral lumbar radiculopathy, with sudden onset after lifting effort. The preoperative diagnosis was done using computed tomography (CT) and… CONTINUE READING

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