endothelioma


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endothelioma

[‚en·dō‚thē·lē′ō·mə]
(medicine)
Any tumor arising from, or resembling, endothelium; usually a benign growth, but occasionally a malignant tumor.
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1, 69, 4, and 55, and "Diagnosis and Some of the Clinical Aspects of Gyroma and Endothelioma of the Ovary," Buffalo Medical and Surgical Journal 32 (November 1892): 196-215, 200, 205, 207, 208.
Since the original descriptions of tumors of the Ewing sarcoma family in 1918 by Arthur Purdy Stout (1) and in 1921 by James Ewing, who called the tumor diffuse endothelioma of bone, (2) several nomenclatures have been assigned to these tumors, albeit with much skepticism in the literature (3) A possible relationship between Ewing sarcoma (ES) and peripheral neuroectodermal tumor (PNET) was established after the description of extraosseous ES by Angerwall and Enzinger (4) and PNET of the bone by Jaffe.
After the fourth passage the rats developed peritoneal carcinomas with metastases to the upper abdomen and peritoneal endotheliomas with focal infiltration.