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Kim and Im: Capillary Hemangioblastoma in the Spinal Cord - A Case Report -


The capillary hemangioblastoma, as originally defined by Lindau and by Cushing and Bailey, is widely regarded as being of Vascular origin and relatively uncommon. The most frequent site of this neoplasm is the cerebellum and second frequency is the spinal cord. We experienced a case of capillary hemangioblastoma arising at the upper thoracic spinal cord with the paraplegia and the sensory disturbance below the nipple line. The total laminectomy with mass excision was taken and the patient have shown good improvement of the neurological defecits in postoperative period.

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