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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The meningothelial tumors have been described in literature by different authors using variable terms, such as "epithelioma", or "dural endothelioma", or "angioendothelioma", or "fungus of the dura mater", or "fungoid tumors", or "psammoma", or "fibrosarcoma", or "meningeal fibroblastoma", or "meningoblastoma", or "mesothelioma of the meninges" [26-28].
In 1942 Thomas classified vascular tumors as endotheliomas accompanied by definitive vasoformative tendencies with endothelial proliferation and new blood vessel formation.