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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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The value of susceptibility weighted magnetic resonance imaging in evaluation of patients with familial cerebral cavernous angioma. Int J Clin Exp Med.
Extraocular tissues like muscles, both skeletal and smooth muscles, nerves and blood vessels also give rise to tumours like leiomyosarcoma, rhabdomyosarcoma, neurofibroma, schwannoma and angioma, both benign and malignant.
Corazza et al., "Detection of human herpesvirus 8 sequences in cutaneous cherry angiomas," Archives of Dermatological Research, vol.
Ophthalmology assessment revealed a lesion suggestive of a retinal hemangioblastoma (retinal angioma) on the right eye (Figure 4).
Anatomo-immunohistochemical analysis revealed a vascular lesion infiltrating the whole spleen, compatible with a littoral cell angioma.
In the present case, there was ocular involvement with glaucoma, and facial angioma was unilateral present since birth with vascular hyperplasia involving gingival in the affected quadrant (right maxillary) without any CNS manifestations leads to a diagnosis of SWS Type II according to Roach classification.
Intradural Extramedullary Cavernous Angioma: Case Report.
Spider angioma is a group of dilated small vessels occurring in patients with alcoholism and impaired liver function.
Regardless of the selected technique, radiologic diagnosis of splenic angiosarcoma remains highly challenging due to the great overlap of characteristics with other vascular splenic tumors such as hemangiomas, littoral cell angiomas, lymphangiomas, hemangiopericytomas, and epithelioid vascular tumors [15].
Spider angiomas are vascular dermatologic conditions that appear as a superficial cluster of web-like vessels with a central spot.