Saratov JOURNAL of Medical and Scientific Research

Clinical and neuroimaging features vertebral radiculopathy in the combination with vertebral hemangiomas

Year: 2012, volume 8 Issue: №2 Pages: 521-524
Heading: Neurology Article type:
Authors: Salina E.A., Licacheva E.B., Lutoshkina E.B., Sholomov I.I., Shuldyakov А.А. Shchukovskiy N.V., Lyubitskiy I.P., Che-honatskaya M.L., Chekhonatsky A.A.
Organization: Saratov State Medical University

Aim of the study: to study the clinical and neuroimaging features of radiculopathy vertebral hemangiomas in conjunction with the vertebrae. Materials and methods. A total of 56 patients with radiculopathy vertebral hemangiomas combined with the vertebrae. Results. The patients in addition to pain, and focal neurological symptoms were observed violation of urination, and chronic venous insuffciency of lower extremities. MRI identifed three types of vertebral hem-angiomas, depending on the structural characteristics. Conclusion. The aim of the study is realized.Most hemangiomas are asymptomatic yourself. Pain and neurological symptoms caused by musculo-tonic component, the presence of disc herniation, changes in the intervertebral joints, ligaments violation. Type III meets the criteria for hemangiomas and requires aggressive surgical treatment.

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