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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Cerebral cavernous malformation (CCM), also known as cavernous angioma, is a type of vascular malformation in the central nervous system.
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Intraarticular synovial osteochondromatosis of hips, degenerative joint disease of hips, sparse/thin scalp hair (more prominent in second decade), mild cognitive impairment, severe growth retardation, cataracts, retinal detachment, childhood glaucoma, craniopharygioma, persistence of primary teeth in adulthood, anatomic abnormalities of the cerebellum, diffuse cerebral dysfunction with seizures, polyostotic fibrous dysplasia, primary amenorrhea, aplastic anemia, hypospadias, and cerebral cavernous malformations.

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