angiomyoma

angioleiomyoma

 [an″je-o-li″o-mi-o´mah]
a leiomyoma arising from vascular smooth muscle, usually a solitary, nodular, sometimes painful, tumor on the lower limb in middle-aged women; it is often more deeply situated than ordinary leiomyoma and is usually subcutaneous.

vas·cu·lar lei·o·my·o·ma

a markedly vascular leiomyoma, apparently arising from the smooth muscle of blood vessels.

angiomyoma

/an·gio·my·o·ma/ (-mi-o´mah) angioleiomyoma.

angiomyoma

[-mī·ō′mə] pl. angiomyomas, angiomyomata
Etymology: Gk, angeion + mys, muscle, oma
a tumor composed of vascular and muscular tissue elements.

angioleiomyoma

(1) A benign smooth muscle tumour that can occur any place in the body, arising in the tunica media of vessel walls as a nodular subcutaneous nodule; more common on the lower leg of middle-aged women.
(2) A skin lesion consisting of a solitary deeply eosinophilic well-circumscribed nodule in the deep dermis of acral skin which histologically consists of spindled cells.

angiomyoma

a hamartoma composed of blood vessels and smooth muscle.
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The most recognized variant followed by solid leiomyomas in the oral cavity is vascular or angiomyoma.
The most frequent form of leiomyoma is angiomyoma (74%), which is followed by solid leiomyomas (25%).
Angioleiomyoma, also known as vascular leiomyoma or angiomyoma, was first described by Stout et al, (1) in 1937.
Angiomyoma in the submandibular gland: a rare location for ubiquitous tumour.
4) Other differential diagnoses include leiomyoma, angiomyoma, hemangioma and neurilemmoma.
Piers W, Terrono AL, Hayek J, et al: Angiomyoma (vascular leiomyoma) of the median nerve.
Laryngeal angiomyoma (vascular leiomyoma): Clinicopathological findings.
Subsequently, the patient had a twin pregnancy, (131) during which an enlarging renal mass was identified in the left upper pole that proved to be an angiomyoma (Figure 9, B).
Magner D, Hill DR Encapsulated angiomyoma of the skin and subcutaneous tissues.
Some pathologists might have diagnosed our lesion as an angiomyoma because it also had this combination; however, it was more akin to a leiomyoma with abundant vessels and lacked the arrangement seen in venous hemangiomas.
Morimoto N Angiomyoma (vascular leiomyoma): A clinicopathologic study.
The oral cavity is an unusual site for an angiomyoma.