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Cobb syndrome consists of a vascular skin nevus associated with an angioma in the spinal cord.1 Cavernous angiomas (CAs) account for 5–16% of all spinal vascular malformations.2 The spinal cord is a rare site for CAs.1
Mean age at diagnosis is 36.4 years, with a peak between the third and fifth decades. Women make up 70% of all patients.1 3 Lesions are most frequently localised at the cervical and thoracic spinal cord.3 Mean size at diagnosis is 1.7 cm.3
We present a patient diagnosed as having multiple intramedullary thoracic CAs.
A 32-year-old woman presented with weakness and numbness of the lower extremities. She described slight …
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