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.
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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
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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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Both CT with intravenous contrast and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) (hyperintense lesion on T1- and T2-weighted images) can also identify typical features of the various histologic subtypes of hemangioma such as soap bubble or honeycomb patterns seen in cavernous hemangiomas. (1,8)
The majority of extradural cavernous hemangiomas extend from a vertebral hemangioma into the spinal canal with purely extradural locations.
Cavernous hemangiomas are the most frequent among vascular tumors accounting for 50% of all vascular tumors and 13.5 % of all orbital lesions.19
We report 10 cases of small tumors, including 8 cavernous hemangiomas and 2 schwannomas, at the lateral orbital apex which were treated via this approach.
Smedberg, "Multiple cavernous hemangiomas of the spleen: CT findings," Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography, vol.
(2) Unlike capillary hemangiomas, cavernous hemangiomas are less well circumscribed and do not have a tendency to regress.
- 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.