Symptomatic vertebral hemangioma in pregnancy treated antepartum. A case report with review of literature

@article{Vijay2008SymptomaticVH,
  title={Symptomatic vertebral hemangioma in pregnancy treated antepartum. A case report with review of literature},
  author={Kamath Vijay and Ajoy Prasad Shetty and Shanmughanathan Rajasekaran},
  journal={European Spine Journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={17},
  pages={299-303}
}
Pregnancy related compressive myelopathy secondary to vertebral hemangioma is a rare occurrence and its treatment antepartum is rare. We report a 22-year-old lady in her 26th-week of pregnancy who was treated in two stages––antepartum with a laminectomy and posterior stabilization. This resulted in complete recovery of the neurological deficits. She delivered a normal baby after 3 months, following which a corpectomy and fusion was performed. This two-staged approach appears safe and effective… CONTINUE READING

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