cavernoma

cavernoma

cav·er·no·ma

(kav'ĕr-nō'mă)
A cavernous vascular tumor.
[L. caverna, cave, hollow place, + oma, neoplasm]

cavernoma

(kav?er-no'ma) [? + Gr. oma, tumor]
A cavernous angioma.
See: angioma; hemangioma

cavernoma

cavernous hemangioma. See also hemangioma.
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Menzler K, Thiel P Hermsen A, Chen X, Benes L, Miller D, Sure U, Knake S, Rosenow F The role of underlying structural cause for epilepsy classification: clinical features and prognosis in mesial temporal lobe epilepsy caused by hippocampal sclerosis versus cavernoma.
Lynn recalled: "They found a cavernoma on his brain stem - it's like a raspberry of cells that keeps filling up with blood and blocks off the signals from the brain to the body.
Other stories include Iona Davies, 20, who has part of her brain removed to stop her epilepsy, Anita Holland who has a brain stem cavernoma - a cluster of abnormal blood vessels - causing problems with her sight, and Simon Stevenson-Black who has a brain tumour removed through his nose.
Doctors told her the mass on her son's brain was a congenital cavernoma -- a collection of small blood vessels in the central nervous system that is enlarged and irregular in structure.
Spinal cord intramedullary cavernoma is a rare disease and is a challenge to diagnose.
Intracranial haematomas may also be dealt with during another definitive procedure, such as removal of an AVM, haemorrhagic tumour, cavernoma or clipping of an aneurysm.
Outcomes are excellent, with long-term vein patency in nearly all cases, and good evidence of restoration of hepatic nutrition, with increased liver growth, resolution of the cavernoma and biliopathy, a reduction in spleen size, and an added bonus of improved intellectual performance.
Resident MMSE Primary Diagnoses (Age at Time Score of Study) George (68) 20/30 Degenerative disorder of nervous system (not specified) for 25 yr, left basal ganglia cavernoma, right frontal gliosis.
Even the small amount of blood surrounding the cavernoma can cause irritation of the surrounding brain tissue, sometimes causing seizures.
The 26-year-old was left with walking and speech difficulties after she was struck down with a brainstem cavernoma - bleed in the brain - while serving with the Royal Logistics Corps in Kosovo in 2002.
Intraparenchymal contusions versus cavernoma or other underlying lesions