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Relating to or resembling an angioma.
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Relating to or resembling an angioma.
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(an?je-o'ma ) ('ma-ta) plural.-masplural.-mata [ angio- + -oma]
A usually benign tumor consisting principally of blood vessels (hemangioma) or lymph vessels (lymphangioma). It is considered to represent remnants of fetal tissue misplaced or undergoing disordered development. See: epithelioma; hamartoma; nevusangiomatous (-o'mat-us ), adjective

capillary angioma

A congenital, superficial hemangioma appearing as an irregularly shaped, red discoloration of otherwise normal skin, and caused by overgrowth of capillaries. Synonym: angioma simplex

angioma cavernosum

Cavernous angioma.

cavernous angioma

A congenital hemangioma appearing as an elevated dark red benign tumor, ranging in size from a few millimeters to several centimeters. It may pulsate. It commonly involves the subcutaneous or submucous tissue and consists of blood-filled vascular spaces. Small cavernous angiomas may disappear without therapy. Synonym: angioma cavernosum

cherry angioma

A benign, dome-shaped cherry-red papule on the trunk, consisting of a compressible mass of blood vessels measuring about 0.5 mm to 6.0 mm, and occurring esp. in people over 30. Synonym: Campbell de Morgan spot; ruby spot; senile angioma

senile angioma

Cherry angioma.

serpiginous angioma

An angioma marked by small red vascular dots arranged in rings, caused by proliferation of capillaries.

angioma simplex

Capillary angioma.

spider angioma

A branched growth of dilated capillaries on the skin, resembling a spider. This abnormality may be associated with cirrhosis of the liver. Synonym: nevus araneus; spider nevus

stellate angioma

A skin lesion in which numerous telangiectatic vessels radiate from a central point; commonly associated with liver disease, hypertension, or pregnancy. Synonym: spider nevus

telangiectatic angioma

An angioma composed of abnormally dilated blood vessels.

angioma venosum racemosum

Swelling associated with severe varicosities of superficial veins.
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Cases of angiomatous meningioma are 9.09% in our study and 2% in the study by Rohringer et al.
The histological subtypes were transitional (n = 69, 43.9%), meningothelial (n = 27, 17.2%), fibroblastic (n = 19, 12.1%), psammomatous (n = 14, 8.9%), atypical (n = 13, 8.3%), angiomatous (n = 6, 3.9%), microcystic (n = 3,1.9%), secretory (n = 3, 1.9%), anaplastic (n = 2, 1.3%), and rhabdoid (n = 1, 0.6%).
The abnormal clinical behavior of MN in Group A was in the form of altered pigmentation (35.6%), rapid increase in size (30.5%), verrucal or seborrheic keratosis-like changes (16.9%), inflammatory changes (7.6%), ulceration (5.1%), and angiomatous or vascular changes (with a pyogenic granuloma-like appearance or a variable degree of hemorrhage) (4.2%).
These disorders include urethral thrombosis, pseudoneoplastic lesion, lymphoma, clitoral vein thrombosis, ureteral polyps, malignant melanoma, carcinoma, intestinal heterotype, angiomatous lesions and distal urethral stenosis.[sup.4]-[sup.10] Although the initial medical treatment of urethral caruncle is topical estrogen and anti-inflammatory treatment, we believe that the most effective form of treatment is total excision.
Apart from metastatic CCRCC, also angiomatous and clear cell histotypes of meningioma may enter the differential diagnosis of HBL involving the CNS, especially in those cases characterized by supratentorial localization [52-54].
OCT testing provides qualitative and quantitative assessment of various AMD presentations and detects early nonexudative AMD changes, such as drusen and RPE atrophy, and exudative AMD findings, such as intraretinal fluid, RPE detachment, retinal angiomatous proliferation, and choroidal neovascular membranes (Figure 5).
1977, Spinal epidural angiomatous malformations draining into intrathecal veins.
Angiomatous, cellular, degenerate, and atypical variants may occur.
More limited reviews of slides were conducted for ETBE [oral cavity, uterus, and vagina (EPL 2011a)], vinyl chloride [liver tumors (EPL 2011d)], and acrylonitrile [brain/central nervous system, extrahepatic angiomatous lesions, zymbal gland, liver, and mammary gland (EPL 2012)].