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Benign hemangioma

I have chronic back pain radiating to lower limbs. I took physiotherapy for 2 weeks for scitica and treatment for vit D3(8.5) But my pain increased to a level where i was not able to get up on my feet. So I went for mri L-s spine and was diagnosed with hemangioma( focal T1,T2 heperintense lesion involving right aspect of L1 vertebral body). My pain is increasing.What does this say.?
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Dr. J.Mariano Anto Bruno Mascarenhas
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Hemangioma of Spine by itself may not cause Pain It will cause Pain only if there is a fracture of bone or Compression of Nerves or both Please share the Full MRI Report so that We can have better understanding
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It will cause Pain only if there is a fracture of bone or Compression of Nerves or both
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Dr. Sukirti Chauhan
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You have a pain which may be of neurological origin. But, more than the MRI finding, it's a detailed neurological examination which can clearly tell so. As far as the hemangioma is concerned, based on it's exact location, it's symptoms may range from being completely harmless to a less likely possibility of affecting a nerve in the nearby location. And many lesions can be hyperintense. So, need the film to comment better.
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