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

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 addition, the company will continue to advance its growing pipeline of pre-clinical and clinical assets, including clinical-stage programs for cerebral cavernous malformation and neurofibromatosis type 2.
Cerebral cavernous malformation: new molecular and clinical insights.
Biotechnology company Recursion disclosed on Wednesday that it has passed the US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) clearance for an investigational new drug (IND) application for a Phase 1 clinical trial of REC-994 in the treatment of cerebral cavernous malformation (CCM).
Cerebral cavernous malformation (CCM), also known as cavernous angioma, is a type of vascular malformation in the central nervous system.
The platform has already delivered early candidates for more than half a dozen genetic diseases, including spinal muscular atrophy, neurofibromatosis type 2, and cerebral cavernous malformation. In fact, the identification of two potential treatments for cerebral cavernous malformation is what gave rise to the idea for Recursion.
Indeed Recursion has already demonstrated two potential therapies for Cerebral Cavernous Malformation (CCM).
KEY WORD: Cerebral cavernous malformation, Epilepsy, Neurosurgery, Risk factors.
Linkage to the CCM2 locus and genetic heterogeneity in familial cerebral cavernous malformation. Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences, 30, 122-128.
"Cavernous angioma or cerebral cavernous malformation is a common but little known illness that can strike with devastating consequences for individuals in any stage of life," said Connie Lee of the Angioma Alliance.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the use of Tempol in the treatment of the genetic disorder Cerebral Cavernous Malformation (CCM).
Cerebral cavernous malformation is a serious genetic disease which allows blood to leak into the brain.

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