haemangioma


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haemangioma

he·man·gi·o·ma

(hē-man'jē-ō'mă)
A congenital anomaly, in which proliferation of blood vessels leads to a mass that resembles a neoplasm; it can occur anywhere in the body but is most frequently observed in the skin and subcutaneous tissues.
See also: nevus
Synonym(s): haemangioma.
[hemangio- + -oma, tumor]

haemangioma

A benign tumour of blood vessels occurring mostly in the skin as ‘birthmarks’. Haemangiomas include STRAWBERRY NAEVI, PORT-WINE STAINS, CAVERNOUS HAEMANGIOMAS and cirsoid aneurysms (widened and twisted vein-like vessels fed directly by an artery).

haemangioma

congenital anomaly of skin or subcuticular tissues due to proliferation of vascular endothelium, forming a mass

he·man·gi·o·ma

(hē-man'jē-ō'mă)
Vascular tumor, present at birth or developing during life, in which proliferation of blood vessels leads to a mass that resembles a neoplasm; can occur anywhere in the body but most frequently noticed in skin and subcutaneous tissues.
Synonym(s): haemangioma.
[hemangio- + G. -oma, tumor]
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Detailed search on MEDLINE could not find any such case with simultaneous occurrence of multiple extraconal orbital and conjunctival cavernous haemangioma reported earlier in the literature.
For this reason, we are highly honoured to have signed this agreement with the University of Bordeaux on severe haemangioma," specifies Jacques Fabre, General Manager of Pierre Fabre Dermocosmetique.
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After 24 hours, all patients experienced a change in the haemangioma from intense red to purple.
which within six months had turned into a horrendously disfiguring growth called a haemangioma, which covered more than half her face.
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