Case ReportsOsteolytic Capillary Hemangioma—An Unusual Presentation of a Rare Spinal Tumor A Case ReportBenn Nsir, Atef MD; Boughamoura, Mohamed PhD; Kilani, Mohamed MD; Darmoul, Mehdi PhD; Hattab, Nejib PhDAuthor Information Department of Neurological Surgery, Fattouma Bourguiba University Hospital, Monastir, Tunisia The authors declare no conflict of interest. Reprints: Atef B. Nsir, MD, Department of Neurological Surgery, Fattouma Bourguiba University Hospital, Monastir 5000, Tunisia (e-mail: email@example.com). Neurosurgery Quarterly: November 2016 - Volume 26 - Issue 4 - p 343-346 doi: 10.1097/WNQ.0000000000000181 Buy Metrics Abstract Capillary hemangiomas are benign vascular tumors that are most often encountered superficially in the soft tissues of the head and neck region and frequently follow trauma; epidural location is exceptional. We report an uncommon case of epidural capillary hemangioma in the thoracic spine masquerading as an osteolytic lesion. In addition, we discuss the pathogenesis and management of this unusual condition. Copyright © 2016 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.