angiolipoma


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angiolipoma

 [an″je-o-lĭ-po´mah]
angioma containing fatty tissue.

an·gi·o·li·po·ma

(an'jē-ō-li-pō'mă),
A lipoma that contains an unusually large number or foci of proliferated, neoplasticlike, frequently dilated vascular channels.

angiolipoma

/an·gio·li·po·ma/ (-lĭ-po´mah) an often painful lipoma containing clusters of thin-walled proliferating blood vessels.

angiolipoma

(ăn′jē-ō-lĭ-pō′mə, -lī-)
n.
A benign tumor composed chiefly of fat cells and containing an unusually large number of vascular channels.

angiolipoma

[an′jē·ōlipō′mə] pl. angiolipomas, angiolipomata
Etymology: Gk, angeion + lipos, fat, oma
a benign neoplasm containing blood vessels and tissue. Also called lipoma cavernosum, telangiectatic lipoma.

an·gi·o·li·po·ma

(an'jē-ō-li-pō'mă)
A lipoma that contains an unusually large number or foci of proliferated, neoplasticlike, frequently dilated vascular channels.

angiolipoma

angioma containing fatty tissue.
References in periodicals archive ?
An extensive review by Alvi et al revealed only 17 adequately documented cases of head and neck angiolipomas in the English literature.
Angiolipomas can be divided into noninfiltrating and infiltrating types.
Angiolipomas of the neck are extremely rare," to our knowledge, only 2 cases have been previously reported.
Based on studies by Dionne and Seemayer (6) and Lin and Lin, (7) angiolipomas are subdivided into two histologic types: infiltrating and noninfiltrating.
Noninfiltrating, or circumscribed, angiolipomas are encapsulated lesions limited to the subcutaneous compartment.
The pathogenesis of angiolipomas remains unclear, but a history of trauma is found in most cases that do not involve the head and neck.
On physical examination, angiolipomas usually present as tender, subcutaneous nodules of white adipose tissue.