Vertebral hemangioma: an important differential in the evaluation of locally aggressive spinal lesions.

@article{Alexander2010VertebralHA,
  title={Vertebral hemangioma: an important differential in the evaluation of locally aggressive spinal lesions.},
  author={Justin J Alexander and Adam Meir and Nikitas J Vrodos and Y Yau},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2010},
  volume={35 18},
  pages={E917-20}
}
STUDY DESIGN A case report and a discussion of recent published data. OBJECTIVE To highlight the importance of vertebral hemangioma (VH) as a differential diagnosis in the evaluation of locally aggressive spinal lesions. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA VH commonly occur as incidental findings, however, locally aggressive VH have been described. Difficulties in diagnosing these lesions are well reported and relate to changes in fat content causing uncharacteristic appearances on imaging. The… CONTINUE READING
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