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A tumor composed of lymphatic vessels or blood.



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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Cranial Dural Cavernous Angioma. Clin Neuroradiol (2014) 24: 155.
Cavernous angioma was observed in the ventral side of the spinal cord at C6 vertebral level (Figure 1(a), white arrowhead).
Supratentorial cavernous angiomas presenting with seizures: Surgical outcomes in 60 consecutive patients.
Management of patients with cavernous angiomas presenting epileptic seizures.
Intramedullary spinal cord cavernous angioma in children: Case Report and Literature Review.
CMs have been referred to by many names, such as cavernous angiomas, cavernous hemangiomas, capillary hemangiomas, or cavernomas.
A case of intra-root cauda equina cavernous angioma: clinical considerations.
(1-5) We report a case of acute-onset unilateral tinnitus related to an acute hemorrhage of a small cavernous angioma in the contralateral temporal lobe.
Natural history of cavernous angioma. J Neurosurg 1991; 75: 709-714.
Mesial temporal sclerosis accounted for nine (3.6%) cases, other developmental anomalies three cases, three cases (1.2%) of tuberous sclerosis, two (0.8%) cases each of Rasmussen encephalitis and hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy and one case of cavernous angioma were recorded.