cavernous angioma

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angioma

 [an″je-o´mah]
a benign tumor made up of blood vessels (hemangioma) or lymph vessels (lymphangioma). adj., adj angiom´atous.
angioma caverno´sum (cavernous angioma) cavernous hemangioma.
angioma serpigino´sum a skin disease marked by minute vascular points arranged in rings on the skin.
telangiectatic angioma an angioma made up of dilated blood vessels.

cav·ern·ous an·gi·o·ma

vascular malformation composed of sinusoidal vessels without a large feeding artery; can be multiple, especially if inherited as an autosomal-dominant trait.
Synonym(s): nevus cavernosus

cavernous angioma

cav·ern·ous an·gi·o·ma

(kav'ĕr-nŭs an'jē-ō'mă)
Vascular malformation composed of sinusoidal vessels without a large feeding artery.

cav·ern·ous an·gi·o·ma

(kav'ĕr-nŭs an'jē-ō'mă)
Vascular malformation composed of sinusoidal vessels without a large feeding artery.
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In contrast, cavernous hemangiomas are found more often in adolescents and adults and within deeper structures.
Deep infantile hemangiomas are also called cavernous hemangiomas and are more deeply set in the dermis and subcutis.
Capillary and cavernous hemangiomas occur in many sites including the major salivary glands.
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4% of autopsies (1) and represent 4% to 20% of the 4 types of intracerebral vascular malformations, (2,3) which also include arteriovenous malformations, cavernous hemangiomas, and venous anomalies.
Most of the cavernous hemangiomas are intraconal and lateral in location.
Capillary and cavernous hemangiomas are usually well-circumscribed, unencapsulated lesions with groups of mature and immature capillary vessels lined by well-defined endothelial cells.
Although phleboliths can occur in the absence of vascular lesion, they are often associated vascular anomalies,15 and in particular anomalies of low-flow such as venous malformations and cavernous hemangiomas.
1,3,4) However, as not all cavernous hemangiomas have phleboliths, these imaging modalities are less reliable.
CMs have been referred to by many names, such as cavernous angiomas, cavernous hemangiomas, capillary hemangiomas, or cavernomas.