Spinal angiolipoma: case report and review of the literature

  title={Spinal angiolipoma: case report and review of the literature},
  author={Amer F. Samdani and Ira M. Garonzik and George I Jallo and Charles G. Eberhart and Peter Zahos},
  journal={Acta Neurochirurgica},
Spinal angiolipomas are rare lesions usually found in the epidural space of the thoracic spine. This report presents a case of and reviews the literature on this rare entity. The etiology, clinical presentation, imaging, and treatment are discussed. In 92 reported cases of spinal angiolipoma 56 occurred in women (61%), and 36 in men (39%). Mean age of occurrence is 42.9 years (range 10 days–85 years) with most patients presenting with slowly progressive symptoms of spinal cord compression. Most… CONTINUE READING


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