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angioleiomyoma

 [an″je-o-li″o-mi-o´mah]
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.

vas·cu·lar lei·o·my·o·ma

a markedly vascular leiomyoma, apparently arising from the smooth muscle of blood vessels.

angiomyoma

/an·gio·my·o·ma/ (-mi-o´mah) angioleiomyoma.

angiomyoma

[-mī·ō′mə] pl. angiomyomas, angiomyomata
Etymology: Gk, angeion + mys, muscle, oma
a tumor composed of vascular and muscular tissue elements.

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.

angiomyoma

a hamartoma composed of blood vessels and smooth muscle.
References in periodicals archive ?
Vascular leiomyomas, also called angiomyomas, are uncommon, slowly growing, benign tumors that seldom recur following complete excision.
Laryngeal angiomyoma (vascular leiomyoma): Clinicopathological findings.
Recurrent angiomyoma (vascular leiomyoma) of the larynx after laser excision.
Angiomyomas are found with some frequency in the female genital tract.
2) Angiomyomas are not usually seen in the oral cavity.
3-6) The histologically myxoid variant of angiomyoma is far less common and has not been reported in the oral cavity as a distinct entity.
The clinical diagnosis of a leiomyoma or an angiomyoma is difficult, if not impossible, because there are no distinctive clinical features associated with these tumors; they are usually asymptomatic and have the color of normal mucosa.