angiomyxoma

an·gi·o·myx·o·ma

(an'jē-ō-miks-ō'mă),
A myxoma in which there is an unusually large number of vascular structures.

angiomyxoma

(1) Aggressive angiomyxoma.
(2) Superficial angiomyxoma.
The modern equivalent of this lesion is uncertain; it was decribed as a well-vascularised tumour with a loose stroma. It does not appear to be the same as the “aggressive angiomyxoma” described by Steeper and Rosai (Am J Surg Path 1983; 7:463).

an·gi·o·myx·o·ma

(an'jē-ō-miks-ō'mă)
A myxoma in which there is an unusually large number of vascular structures.

angiomyxoma

A rare, slow-growing, and non-metastasizing tumour mainly affecting women and occurring in the anogenital region.
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Cellular angiofibroma can also be confused with aggressive vulvo-vaginal tumours like aggressive angiomyxoma and solitary fibrous tumour (1, 5).
Aggressive angiomyxoma of the space of retzius: a case report.
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In addition, aggressive angiomyxoma (AAM) of the female vulva has become established as a distinct clinical and pathologic entity.