cavernous angioma

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angioma

 [an″je-o´mah]
a benign tumor made up of blood vessels (hemangioma) or lymph vessels (lymphangioma). adj., adj angiom´atous.
angioma caverno´sum (cavernous angioma) cavernous hemangioma.
angioma serpigino´sum a skin disease marked by minute vascular points arranged in rings on the skin.
telangiectatic angioma an angioma made up of dilated blood vessels.

cav·ern·ous an·gi·o·ma

vascular malformation composed of sinusoidal vessels without a large feeding artery; can be multiple, especially if inherited as an autosomal-dominant trait.
Synonym(s): nevus cavernosus

cavernous angioma

cav·ern·ous an·gi·o·ma

(kav'ĕr-nŭs an'jē-ō'mă)
Vascular malformation composed of sinusoidal vessels without a large feeding artery.

cav·ern·ous an·gi·o·ma

(kav'ĕr-nŭs an'jē-ō'mă)
Vascular malformation composed of sinusoidal vessels without a large feeding artery.
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the use of Tempol in the treatment of the genetic disorder Cerebral Cavernous Malformation (CCM).
Multilocus linkage identifies two new loci for a Mendelian form of stroke, cerebral cavernous malformation, at 7p15-13 and 3q25.
Linkage to the CCM2 locus and genetic heterogeneity in familial cerebral cavernous malformation.
Mutations within the MGC4607 gene cause cerebral cavernous malformations.
director of the Molecular Medicine Program and corresponding author of a study statins can offer a safe, inexpensive treatment for cerebral cavernous malformation (CCM), a disorder with no known drug therapy.
Cavernous angioma or cerebral cavernous malformation is a common but little known illness that can strike with devastating consequences for individuals in any stage of life," said Connie Lee of the Angioma Alliance.
Mapping of a gene causing cerebral cavernous malformation to 7q 11.
Kondziolka D, Lunsford LD, Kestle JRW: The natural history of cerebral cavernous malformations.
Johnson has authored and co-authored numerous publications on the nature, identity and function of several epilepsy and neurovascular related genes including FEB2, a febrile seizure susceptibility gene, SCN1B, a Febrile seizure "plus" gene, and CCM1, CCM2 and CCM3, three causative genes for cerebral cavernous malformations.
Rebecca Stockton, PhD, a University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) assistant professor of pediatrics, uses the Kuiqpick to study cerebral cavernous malformations, a disease of the brain.

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