Intradural extramedullary capillary hemangioma of the cauda equina: Case report and literature review

@inproceedings{Liu2015IntraduralEC,
  title={Intradural extramedullary capillary hemangioma of the cauda equina: Case report and literature review},
  author={Jonathan J. Liu and Darrin J. Lee and Lee-way Jin and Kee Duk Kim},
  booktitle={Surgical neurology international},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Capillary hemangiomas are benign vascular tumors that rarely occur in the neuraxis. When encountered in the spine, prompt diagnosis and complete resection is crucial. On rare instances, these lesions can acutely hemorrhage, leading to sudden neurological decline. To date, there are only 16 reported cases of intradural capillary hemangiomas in the cauda equina. CASE DESCRIPTION We report a case of an intradural extramedullary cauda equina capillary hemangioma that resulted in back… CONTINUE READING
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