Dural cavernous angioma: a preoperative diagnostic challenge.

  title={Dural cavernous angioma: a preoperative diagnostic challenge.},
  author={Dominic Rosso and Donald H. Lee and Gary G. Ferguson and Chetna Tailor and Sam Iskander and Robert R. Hammond},
  journal={The Canadian journal of neurological sciences. Le journal canadien des sciences neurologiques},
  volume={30 3},
BACKGROUND Dural cavernous angiomas are uncommon benign vascular malformations which may present intraoperative difficulties in hemostasis when the diagnosis is not suspected preoperatively. Preoperative diagnosis can be difficult when angiomas show atypical features and share imaging characteristics with other entities. METHODS A patient presented with a radiographically aggressive lesion, subsequently identified as a dural cavernous angioma. The lesion is reviewed and its clinical… CONTINUE READING
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