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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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.
In conclusion, intraosseous cavernous hemangiomas of the midface are rare.
Cavernous hemangiomas of the spleen can undergo thrombosis and infarction, resulting in the formation of central coarse calcifications.
CMs have been referred to by many names, such as cavernous angiomas, cavernous hemangiomas, capillary hemangiomas, or cavernomas.
Cavernous hemangiomas are composed of large, dilated, blood-filled vessels lined by flattened endothelium.
T2-weighted (T2W) MR images show multilobulated and septated lesions of high signal intensity, thought to reflect slow blood flow in cavernous hemangiomas.
However, unlike the histology seen in these 3 cases, most of the hemangiomas that have been reported in the sinonasal region were either classic capillary hemangiomas, (15) cavernous hemangiomas, (16) or ossifying angiomas.
Pediatric vascular disorders arteriovenous malformations, cerebral aneurysms, cavernous hemangiomas, stroke, spinal arteriovenous malformations, and fistulas are the focus of Chapter Nine.
4%, while the labeling indices of the cavernous hemangiomas and the hemangiosarcomas of the scalp were 1.