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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The main treatment for angiomyxoma is surgeiy to remove the whole tumour.
Aggressive angiomyxoma mostly affects women and arises in the perineal and pelvic regions.
Aggressive angiomyxoma (AA) is a rare soft-tissue tumor that is typically found in the perineum of females of reproductive age.
The differential diagnosis might include a myxoid tumor such as myxoid neurofibroma or aggressive angiomyxoma due to the presence of myxoid, proteinaceous, or mucinous contents.
Yuen HK, Cheuk W Luk FO, Wat CS, Auyeung KC, Lam DS, Solitary superficial angiomyxoma in the eyelid.
Cellular angiofibroma can also be confused with aggressive vulvo-vaginal tumours like aggressive angiomyxoma and solitary fibrous tumour (1, 5).
Aggressive angiomyxoma is a rare, myofibroblastic tumour, of pelvi-perineum of young women.
Aggressive angiomyxoma of the space of retzius: a case report.
reported a case of solitary superficial angiomyxoma in the eyelid with a similar presentation but follow up was not performed.
There are 5 entities commonly accepted as myxomas: intramuscular myxoma, juxta articular myxoma, superficial angiomyxoma (or cutaneous myxoma), aggressive angiomyxoma (usually pelvic and perineal regions) and myxoma of nerve sheath (myxoid neurothekeoma).
Normal vulvar tissue and different lesions of vulva have been surveyed for hormonal milieu receptors such as vulvar cancers, Cavernous lymphangiomas, angiomyofibroblastoma, angiomyxoma, indicating ER and PR importance in disease pathogenesis (16, 17, 18, 19) the positivity rate for ER in normal vulvar tissue varies from 33-100% (20) and it's also positive in most of CA lesions and normal vaginal epithelium (5).
Fallopian tube prolapse mimicking aggressive angiomyxoma.