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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

an·gi·o·ma

(an-jē-ō'mă),
A swelling or tumor resulting from proliferation, with or without dilation, of the blood vessels (hemangioma) or lymphatics (lymphangioma).
[angio- + G. -ōma, tumor]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

angioma

(ăn′jē-ō′mə)
n. pl. angio·mas or angio·mata (-mə-tə)
A tumor composed chiefly of lymph and blood vessels.

an′gi·o′ma·tous (-ō′mə-təs, -ŏm′ə-) adj.
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angioma

A generic term for a tumour of blood (haemangioma or lymphatic (lymphangioma) vessels. Specificity of tumour type and clinical significance is conferred by adjectival modifiers (.e.g, infantile haemangioma).
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

angioma

A tumor of blood–hemangioma or lymph–lymphangioma blood vessels
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

an·gi·o·ma

(an'jē-ō'mă)
A swelling or benign tumor due to proliferation, with or without dilation, of the blood vessels (hemangioma) or lymphatics (lymphangioma).
[angio- + G. -ōma, tumor]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

angioma

A benign (non-malignant) tumour of blood vessels.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Angioma

A tumor (such as a hemangioma or lymphangioma) that mainly consists of blood vessels or lymphatic vessels.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

angioma 

Tumour of the blood vessels.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann

an·gi·o·ma

(an'jē-ō'mă)
Swelling or tumor due to proliferation, with or without dilation, of blood vessels (hemangioma) or lymphatics (lymphangioma).
[angio- + G. -ōma, tumor]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Magnetic resonance imaging of intracranial cavernous angiomas: a report of 13 cases with pathological confirmation.
Benign tumours mainly included nevus, squamous papilloma, angiomas, seborrhoeic keratosis and also cases of carcinoma in situ.
Nonaka, "Mast cell 'densities' in vascular proliferations: a preliminary study of pyogenic granuloma, portwine stain, cavernous hemangioma, cherry angioma, Kaposi's sarcoma, and malignant hemangioendothelioma," The Journal of Dermatology, vol.
Ophthalmoscopic evaluation did not revealed retinal angiomas. Her 24 hour urinary vanillin mandelic acid level was 22.2mg/24hrs (1-13.6 mg/24hrs), 24 hour urinary metanephrine was 188.2 [micro]g/24hrs (<350 [micro]g/24hrs), and 24 hour urinary normetanephrine was 653 [micro]g/24hrs (<600 [micro]g/24hrs).
One month later, a CT scan control showed normal pancreas and disappearance of the posterior mediastinal masses (which were then interpreted as lymphangiomas in the light of the previous diagnosis of littoral cell angioma of the spleen).
Ocular involvement may present in the form of choroidal angioma, glaucoma, hemianopsia, or buphthalmos (enlargement of the coating of the eye).
Cavernous angiomas or haemangiomas account for 5 to 12% of spinal vascular malformations.3 These are present at three sites, intraosseous, intraspinal extramedullary and intramedullary.
Puede verse, por ejemplo, para los estudios realizados por Dedouit y colaboradores, a 35 cuerpos; de las 35 exploraciones, diez revelaron malformaciones esqueleticas, fracturas antiguas, o fracturas no consolidada en el cuello de femur derecho (Figura 8 a); una fractura de la primera vertebra cervical a nivel pedicular izquierdo (Figura 8b); una columna lumbar con material de osteosintesis (Figura 8c); una calcificacion en el ligamento tirohioideo izquierdo (Figura 8d), espondilolistesis bilateral istmica de la quinta vertebra lumbar, y un angioma vertebral toracico(60, 61).
Spider angioma is a group of dilated small vessels occurring in patients with alcoholism and impaired liver function.