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a leiomyoma arising from vascular smooth muscle, usually a solitary, nodular, sometimes painful, tumor on the lower limb in middle-aged women; it is often more deeply situated than ordinary leiomyoma and is usually subcutaneous.
a markedly vascular leiomyoma, apparently arising from the smooth muscle of blood vessels.
angioleiomyoma/an·gio·leio·my·o·ma/ (-li″o-mi-o´mah) a leiomyoma arising from vascular smooth muscle, usually a solitary nodular, sometimes painful, subcutaneous tumor on the lower limb, particularly in middle-aged women.
angioleiomyoma(1) A benign smooth muscle tumour that can occur any place in the body, arising in the tunica media of vessel walls as a nodular subcutaneous nodule; more common on the lower leg of middle-aged women.
(2) A skin lesion consisting of a solitary deeply eosinophilic well-circumscribed nodule in the deep dermis of acral skin which histologically consists of spindled cells.