angioblastoma


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Related to angioblastoma: hemangioblastoma, glioblastoma

angioblastoma

 [an″je-o-blas-to´mah]
a blood vessel tumor arising from the meninges of the brain or spinal cord; called also angioblastic meningioma.

he·man·gi·o·blas·to·ma

(he-man'jē-ō-blas-tō'mă),
A benign neoplasm frequently arising in the cerebellum composed of capillary vessel-forming endothelial cells and stromal cells; a slowly growing tumor that affects, primarily, middle-aged individuals; increased incidence in von Hippel-Lindau disease.

angioblastoma

/an·gio·blas·to·ma/ (an″je-o-blas-to´mah)

angioblastoma

[an′jē·ōblastō′mə] pl. angioblastomas, angioblastomata
Etymology: Gk, angeion, vessel, blastos, germ, oma
a tumor of blood vessels in the brain. Kinds of angioblastomas are angioblastic meningioma and cerebellar angioblastoma.

angioblastoma

(1) Angiosarcoma.
(2) Giant cell angioblastoma.
(3) Hemangioendothelioma.
(4) Tufted angioma.

he·man·gi·o·blas·to·ma

(hē-man'jē-ō-blas-tō'mă)
A benign cerebellar neoplasm composed of capillary vessel-forming endothelial cells and stromal cells; a slowly growing tumor that affects, primarily, middle-aged individuals; increased incidence in von Hippel-Lindau disease.
Synonym(s): angioblastoma, Lindau tumor, haemangioblastoma.

angioblastoma

a term applied to certain blood-vessel tumors of the brain.
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Based on the clinical and histopathological feature we diagnosed the case as angioblastoma.
2 Clinically, angioblastoma present as reddish macule or plaque with cluster of superimposed small angiomatous papules; annular configuration with central depression may also occur.
Confirmation of diagnosis of angioblastoma is by histopathological examination which shows vascular tufts of densely packed capillaries surrounded by crescent shaped blood vessel which is known as 'cannonball'.
The treatment modalities of angioblastoma include potent topical steroids,10 complete surgical excision, cryotherapy and radiotherapy.