sclerosing hemangioma

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sclerosing hemangioma

[sklə′rōs·iŋ hi‚mān¦jē′ō·mə]
(medicine)
A type of benign histiocytoma marked by prominence of the capillary channels.
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Surgical Tumor types Thorotrast DU Ta control Benign tumors Benign fibrous histiocytoma 0 1 0 0 Fibroma 0 1 (a) 0 0 Granular cell myoblastoma 1 0 0 0 Malignant tumors Malignant fibrous histiocytoma 13 7 (a) 2 0 Fibrosarcoma 10 2 0 0 Osteosarcoma 1 2 0 0 (a) One rat had two tumors associated with separate implants.
The histogenesis and classification of fibrohistiocytic lesions involving bone and containing an admixture of fibrous tissue, foam cells, and giant cells are confusing and include several overlapping entities, such as metaphyseal fibrous defect, nonossifying fibroma, fibrous cortical defect, fibroxanthoma, and benign fibrous histiocytoma (BFH) of bone.
2] Benign fibrous lesions are also uncommon in the sinuses, [3-5] Fibroxanthoma, a low-grade variant of benign fibrous histiocytoma, is characterized by a predominance of xanthomatous histiocytes.
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