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an·gi·o·ma·tous

(an'jē-ō'mă-tŭs),
Relating to or resembling an angioma.

an·gi·o·ma·tous

(an'jē-ō'mă-tŭs)
Relating to or resembling an angioma.

angioma

(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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55 Lesion duration < 5 years 0 3 5-10 years 4 5 > 10 years 16 1 Skin type Type III 6 7 Type IV 12 2 Type V 2 0 Lesion site Head & neck 10 6 -- Scalp 2 2 -- Face 2 4 -- Neck 6 0 Trunk 8 0 Upper limbs 1 2 Lower limbs 1 1 Lesion size < 1 cm 17 6 > 1 cm 3 3 Histological spectrum Typical 18 9 Atypical 2 0 Malignant 0 0 Ulcerative nevi Angiomatous nevi (n = 6) (n = 5) Sex Female 4 1 Male 2 4 Age Range 27-44 41-57 Mean [+ or -] SD 35.
On microscopic examination of samples, obtained from the hemorrhagic cystic nodule of 10 cm diameter found on the left lobe of thyroid and from the pulmonary nodules, revealed anastomosing angiomatous structures formed by large fusiform epitheloid cells with a vesicular nucleus and large eosinophilic cytoplasm showing partially papillary or solid islet structures (Figure 1 C, 1 D, 1 E).
A mucosal pypogenic granuloma is a reactive angiomatous proliferation with a higher preponderance for the maxillary gingiva.
8) Further, CNVMs are defined based on their growth patterns; beneath the RPE and Bruch's membrane (Type 1), between the retina and RPE in the subsensory retinal space (Type 2), inner retina as retinal angiomatous proliferation (Type 3), or a combination (combined pattern).
One case was reported as nonglial tumour that was confirmed as angiomatous meningioma on final diagnosis.
The tumor was highly vascular with an increased pattern of angiomatous and cavernous vessels.
An arterio-venous malformation (AVM) occurs when the vein of Galen has an arterial input from one or more major intracranial arteries, either directly or via an interposed angiomatous malformation.
Musculoskeletal angiomatous lesions: Radiologic-pathologic correlation.
The cranial defect is only covered by angiomatous stroma (area cerebrovasculosa).
Epitheliosis, apocrine metaplasia, pseudo angiomatous stromal hyperplasia, atrophy and cystically dilated ducts were among the major microscopic features observed.
The exclusion criteria were: (1) inflammatory lesions and recurrent tumors; (2) sinonasal angiomatous polyps were also excluded owing to the fact that it can be easily diagnosed by its characteristic features of MRI (a peripheral hypointense rim on T2-weighted image and progressive enhancement on DCE-MRI).
Our findings suggest that most organized hematomas are angiomatous.