Vertebral haemangioma (fat poor)

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Modality: MRI

Low T1 signal (low fat content), high T2 signal mass involving most of the vertebral body and extending into the pedicle.

Modality: CT

Typical tubercular pattern of a haemangioma.

Case Discussion

Some haemangiomas are fat poor and can demonstrate more aggressive growth patterns including extra-osseous spread. 

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Case Information

rID: 9166
Case created: 20th Mar 2010
Last edited: 1st Sep 2015
Tag: spine
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