Surgical extirpation of a venous angioma of the medulla oblongata simulating multiple sclerosis

Menachem Sadeh*, Itzchak Shacked, Z. Harry Rappaport, Rina Tadmor

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Abstract

A case of a venous angioma of the medulla oblongata is presented. The case is unusual in that it had a fluctuating course for over 12 years that mimicked multiple sclerosis. The natural history of this entity is reviewed and early surgical therapy is advocated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)334-337
Number of pages4
JournalSurgical Neurology
Volume17
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1982
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • brain stem
  • medulla oblongata
  • multiple sclerosis
  • vascular malformation
  • venous angioma

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