endothelioma


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endothelioma

 [en″do-the″le-o´mah]
a tumor arising from the endothelial lining of blood vessels.

en·do·the·li·o·ma

(en'dō-thē'lē-ō'mă),
Generic term for a group of neoplasms, particularly benign tumors, derived from the endothelial tissue of blood vessels or lymphatic channels; endotheliomas may be benign or malignant.
[endothelium + -oma, tumor]

endothelioma

/en·do·the·li·o·ma/ (-the″le-o´mah) any tumor, particularly a benign one, arising from the endothelial lining of blood vessels.

endothelioma

(ĕn′dō-thē′lē-ō′mə)
n. pl. endothelio·mata (-mə-tə) or endothelio·mas
Any of various neoplasms derived from endothelium.

endothelioma

A generic term for benign tumours of endothelial origin (e.g., angiomas), identified by immunohistochemistry for factor VIII.

en·do·the·li·o·ma

(en'dō-thē-lē-ō'mă)
Generic term for a group of neoplasms, particularly benign tumors, derived from the endothelial tissue of blood vessels or lymphatic channels; endotheliomas may be benign or malignant.
[endothelium + -oma, tumor]

endothelioma

Any tumour arising from blood vessel ENDOTHELIUM.

en·do·the·li·o·ma

(en'dō-thē-lē-ō'mă)
Generic term for a group of neoplasms, particularly benign tumors, derived from the endothelial tissue of blood vessels or lymphatic channels; endotheliomas may be benign or malignant.
[endothelium + -oma, tumor]

endothelioma (en´dōthē´lēō´mə),

endothelioma

a tumor arising from the endothelial lining of blood vessels.
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Since the original descriptions of tumors of the Ewing sarcoma family in 1918 by Arthur Purdy Stout (1) and in 1921 by James Ewing, who called the tumor diffuse endothelioma of bone, (2) several nomenclatures have been assigned to these tumors, albeit with much skepticism in the literature (3) A possible relationship between Ewing sarcoma (ES) and peripheral neuroectodermal tumor (PNET) was established after the description of extraosseous ES by Angerwall and Enzinger (4) and PNET of the bone by Jaffe.
After the fourth passage the rats developed peritoneal carcinomas with metastases to the upper abdomen and peritoneal endotheliomas with focal infiltration.
The overall survival rate for patients with epithelioid hemangio- endotheliomas is 50% for those patients with unicentric tumor and 89% for those patients with multicentric tumor.