angioma serpiginosum

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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.
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an·gi·o·ma ser·pi·gi·no·'sum

the presence of rings of red dots on the skin, especially in female children, which tend to widen peripherally, results from dilation of superficial capillaries.
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an·gi·o·ma ser·pi·gi·no·sum

(an'jē-ō'mă sĕr-pij-i-nō'sŭm)
The presence of rings of red dots on the skin (especially in girls) that tend to widen peripherally, due to dilatation of superficial capillaries.
Synonym(s): essential telangiectasia (2) .
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