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The progression of a malignant spinal hemangioma is dependent upon its growth rate and location on the spinal cord. Typically, symptoms such as pain, motor problems and sensory changes develop from a spinal hemangioma. I... More »

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Spinal hemangiomas are not caused by trauma; rather, they are common, benign tumors that appear spontaneously in adults between 30 and 50 years old, states the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Fewer than 1 percen... More »

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Corticosteroid medications or laser surgery are treatment options for hemangiomas, according to Mayo Clinic. However, doctors suggest that time is the best remedy for healing. More »

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Hospitals such as Shepherd Center in Atlanta, Georgia, specialize in spinal cord injuries, according to SCI Info Pages. This website features a comprehensive list of hospitals throughout the United States that are renown... More »

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Most patients with syrinx of the spinal cord require surgery, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Sometimes a syrinx, which is a type of cyst, can be drained through a shunt. If a pa... More »

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