Lobular capillary hemangioma of the cauda equina. Case report.

  title={Lobular capillary hemangioma of the cauda equina. Case report.},
  author={Robert N. N. Holtzman and P M Brisson and Robert A. Pearl and Michael L. Gruber},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  volume={90 2 Suppl},
This 56-year-old woman presented with a 1-year history of low-back pain, sciatica, and paresthesias in the right S-1 dermatome. On examination the patient was shown to have a right-sided Lasegue's sign, normal strength, hypalgesia in the right S-1 dermatome, and a slight diminution of the right Achilles tendon reflex. Magnetic resonance imaging revealed a 2-cm intradural enhancing lesion at the level of the L-4 vertebra. Laminectomy of L3-L5 vertebrae was performed, and intradural exploration… CONTINUE READING
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