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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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