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angioma

[‚an·jē′ō·mə]
(medicine)
A tumor composed of lymphatic vessels or blood.

Angioma

 

a benign tumor consisting of blood or lymph vessels. There are two forms of angioma—simple angioma, which is a congenital flat growth on the skin or mucous membrane, forming the basis of so-called vascular birthmarks (of bluish-purple color), somewhat elevated above the skin and requiring no treatment; and cavernous angioma, a tumor found in subcutaneous tissue or inside internal organs, sometimes giving rise to serious hemorrhages. Surgical removal of the latter type of angioma is necessary in case of rapid growth or the presence of disfigurement.

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Spider angioma is a group of dilated small vessels occurring in patients with alcoholism and impaired liver function.
The differential diagnosis for indeterminate solid masses includes hamartoma, lymphangioma, littoral cell angioma, and angiosarcoma.
Se han encontrado otras malformaciones asociadas a los angiomas cavernosos, como son las telangiectasis, anomalias del drenaje venos y MAVs trombosadas, pero no se reporto en la literatura hasta el momento ningun caso de cavernomatosis multiple asociada con aneurismas cerebrales, por lo cual presentamos el caso de una paciente de 2 anos de edad con tal entidad que fue evaluada y tratada en nuestro equipo.
Diagnosis and operative treatment cavernous angiomas of the central nervous system.
These include littoral cell angiomas, hemangiomas, lymphangiomas, SHs, hemangioendotheliomas, and angiosarcomas.
patients with a diagnosis of more than one vascular malformation (plural aneurysms, cavernous angiomas, fistulae) based on full angiography and/or angio-MRI;
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A characteristic crease in the skin of the earlobes, large skin tags on the neck, vitiligo, cherry angiomas, blackish discoloration and velvety thickening of the skin folds are more common in diabetic patients and warrant blood sugar estimation.
Viot also found a greater rate of minor malformations, with 365 children suffering from angiomas (a benign skin tumour), five times higher than the overall rate.
A ANGIOMAS are a result of abnormalities of blood vessels collecting, in your case, at the surface of the skin, but can be found anywhere.
Tumors involving a nest of blood vessels are termed angiomas or hemangioblastomas.
A THIS sounds like angiomas - benign overgrowths of blood vessels.