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plexus

any complex network of nerves, blood vessels, or lymphatic vessels
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plexus

[′plek·səs]
(anatomy)
A network of interlacing nerves or anastomosing vessels.
(geology)
An area on a subglacial deposit that encloses a giant's kettle.
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Plexus

A modular World-Wide Web server written in Perl by Tony Sanders <sanders@earth.com>. Comes with interfaces to allow many other information services to be served via the Web.

Version 3.0m 1994-07-22.
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Cavernous haemangioma in the submandibular gland masquerading as sialadenitis: a case report.
Occurence of cavernous haemangioma in Labrador dog - A case report.
Enlargement of multiple cavernous haemangioma of the liver in association with pregnancy.
Detailed search on MEDLINE could not find any such case with simultaneous occurrence of multiple extraconal orbital and conjunctival cavernous haemangioma reported earlier in the literature.
Present case, it looks like second pattern where large dilated and congested blood vessels simulating cavernous haemangioma are noticed.
[5,7] Histologically, lymphangiomas have been classified into three types: lymphangioma circumscriptum (Papular angiokeratoma), classical lymphangioma circumscriptum (Angiokeratoma circumscriptum) and cavernous lymphangioma (Hygroma or cavernous haemangioma).
Cavernous haemangioma usually arise from the lateral nasal wall and have similar presentation like that of the capillary counterpart.
Cavernous haemangioma (Encapsulated venous malformation)--Most common vascular lesion in adult and most common primary intraconal orbital lesion.
Primary intraosseous cavernous haemangioma (PICH) are benign tumours arising from intrinsic vasculature of bone.
We present here a female patient with a cavernous haemangioma of the parapharyngeal space, which had extended into the deep spaces of the neck.
Many terms are used to refer to this lesion, notably, arteriovenous aneurysm, cavernous haemangioma, central haemangioma, pulsatile haemangioma, angioma, arteriovenous shunt, arteriovenous malformation.