angioma

(redirected from angiomas)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to angiomas: cherry angiomas, Spider angiomas

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.

an·gi·o·ma

(an-jē-ō'mă),
A swelling or tumor resulting from proliferation, with or without dilation, of the blood vessels (hemangioma) or lymphatics (lymphangioma).
[angio- + G. -ōma, tumor]

angioma

/an·gi·o·ma/ (an″je-o´mah) a tumor whose cells tend to form blood vessels (hemangioma) or lymph vessels (lymphangioma); a tumor made up of blood vessels or lymph vessels.angiom´atous
angioma caverno´sum , cavernous angioma see under hemangioma.
cherry angiomas  bright red, circumscribed, round or oval angiomas, 2 to 6 mm in diameter, containing many vascular loops, due to a telangiectatic vascular disturbance, usually seen on the trunk but sometimes appearing on other areas of the body, as in angioma serpiginosum, and occurring in most middle-aged and older persons.
senile angiomas  cherry a's.
angioma serpigino´sum  a skin disease marked by minute vascular points arranged in rings on the skin.

angioma

(ăn′jē-ō′mə)
n. pl. angio·mas or angio·mata (-mə-tə)
A tumor composed chiefly of lymph and blood vessels.

an′gi·o′ma·tous (-ō′mə-təs, -ŏm′ə-) adj.

angioma

[an′jē·ō′mə] pl. angiomas, angiomata
Etymology: Gk, angeion, vessel + oma, tumor
any benign tumor with blood vessels (hemangioma) or lymph vessels (lymphangioma). Most angiomas are congenital; some, such as cavernous hemangiomas, may disappear spontaneously. Compare angiosarcoma.

angioma

A generic term for a tumour of blood (haemangioma or lymphatic (lymphangioma) vessels. Specificity of tumour type and clinical significance is conferred by adjectival modifiers (.e.g, infantile haemangioma).

angioma

A tumor of blood–hemangioma or lymph–lymphangioma blood vessels

an·gi·o·ma

(an'jē-ō'mă)
A swelling or benign tumor due to proliferation, with or without dilation, of the blood vessels (hemangioma) or lymphatics (lymphangioma).
[angio- + G. -ōma, tumor]

angioma

A benign (non-malignant) tumour of blood vessels.

Angioma

A tumor (such as a hemangioma or lymphangioma) that mainly consists of blood vessels or lymphatic vessels.

angioma

tumour due to proliferation of blood (haemangioma) or lymphatic vessels (lymphangioma)

angioma (an·jē·ōˑ·m),

n benign tumor that contains blood or lymph vessels; some disappear with no treatment; most are congenital.

angioma 

Tumour of the blood vessels.

an·gi·o·ma

(an'jē-ō'mă)
Swelling or tumor due to proliferation, with or without dilation, of blood vessels (hemangioma) or lymphatics (lymphangioma).
[angio- + G. -ōma, tumor]

angioma (an´jēō´mə),

n a benign tumor of vascular nature. See also hemangioma and lymphangioma.

angioma

a benign tumor made up of blood (hemangioma) or lymph vessels (lymphangioma), e.g. hemangioma, lymphangioma, glomangioma.

angioma cavernosum, cavernous angioma
disseminated cavernous hemangioma.
telangiectatic angioma
an angioma made up of dilated blood vessels.
References in periodicals archive ?
Littoral-cell angioma of the spleen: a case report.
Typical MpCTE enhancement pattern of small bowel vascular lesions Arterial Enteric Delayed Phase Phase Phase Dieulafoy lesions +++ - - Arteriovenous malformations +++ - - Angioectasias - ++ + Venous angiomas, varices [+ or -] ++ +++ Other Dieulafoy lesions No early vein Arteriovenous malformations [+ or -] early vein on arterial phase Angioectasias Venous angiomas, varices -= no enhancement; + = mild enhancement; ++ = moderate enhancement; +++ = marked enhancement
They have also been mistaken for malignant entities such as angiomas or hemangiomas (Table 1).
AN angioma rash tends to look like a series of small flat blood blisters or pinhead size red dots on the skin.
Conclusions: Littoral cell angiomas are unique vascular tumors of the spleen.
Cavernous angiomas are the most commonly identified vascular malformation, which is a class of benign entities that also includes arteriovenous malformations, developmental venous anomalies, and capillary telangiectasias.
Facial port-wine stains and associated leptomeningeal angiomas typify the vascular findings.
Venous angiomas are not usually associated with chronic seizures and are generally considered to be an incidental finding.
For practitioners treating patients with vascular lesions, the Vbeam Platinum offers a range of solutions and indications from port wine stains and angiomas to leg veins.
287) von HippelLindau syndrome is a rare autosomal dominant familial cancer syndrome (retinal angiomas, hemangioblastomas, pheochromocytomas, ccRCC).
18) Patients with cavernous angiomas (Figure 11) often have stippled calcifications (19) in the vessel wall or the adjacent brain parenchyma.