Vertebral haemangioma (fat poor)

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

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

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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