Volume 2008, Issue 1
  • ISSN: 0253-8253
  • EISSN: 2227-0426


Spinal epidural angiolipomatosis (SEA) is a rare benign neoplasm of adipose tissue with a prominent vascular component. Classified as either idiopathic or secondary to chronic steroid therapy it accounts for 0.14% of all spinal axis tumours. The clinical and radiological features and treatment of a case in a 24-year-old male are described and discussed together with a review of the literature and previous reports.


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  • Article Type: Case Report
Keyword(s): Extradural angiolipomatosisspinal angiolipomatosis and Thoracic angiolipomatosis
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