The subdural extramedullary angiolipoma: A rare case report and review of literature

Yue-hua Lyu, Zong-hui Liang, Yu-lin Xi, Hua-li Zhao


Spinal angiolipomas are benign uncommon tumors with the well-differentiated fatty tissue and copious abnormal vascular elements. The epidural angiolipoma accounts for more than 90% of all reported cases. We present a rare case of intradural extramedullary angiolipoma studied by CT and MRI imaging and reviewed the relevant literature. The bilateral L4-S1 laminectomy was performed. No serious complication occurred postoperatively and lambosacra MR imaging revealed no recurrence 1 year after surgery.

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International Journal of Diagnostic Imaging

ISSN 2331-5857 (Print)  ISSN 2331-5865 (Online)

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