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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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Intraneural growth of a capillary haemangioma of the cauda equina.
Cavernous haemangioma of the facial nerve, l Laryngol Otol 1997;111 (9):858-61.
Haemangiomas are well characterized on MRI, being typically hyper-intense on T2-weighted MR imaging, with a centripetal filling pattern after administration of gadolinium [9].
Computerized tomography appearances of pelvic haemangioma involving the large bowel in childhood.
Clinical characteristics, treatment and outcome of 28 oral haemangiomas in pediatric patients.
Computed tomography (CT) revealed a 55mm X 36mm hypodense lesion in the upper pole of the spleen, while magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) demonstrated a well-circumscribed exophytic round mass arising from the anterior aspect of the spleen with features compatible with a benign solid tumour of uncertain malignant potential and multiple liver haemangiomas [Figures 1 and 2].
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