Some cavernous hemangiomas cause symptoms including:
You’ll meet with your doctor for a physical exam. If you have a family history of the condition, your doctor may suggest a consultation with a geneticist. You’ll talk about your symptoms, and your doctor may order diagnostic tests, such as an X-ray, MRI or a more specialized scan:
Untreated angiomas can create serious problems, including permanent blindness. Treatment options depend on the location of the tumor, as well as whether it’s bleeding or causing seizures.