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.
a markedly vascular leiomyoma, apparently arising from the smooth muscle of blood vessels.
angiomyoma/an·gio·my·o·ma/ (-mi-o´mah) angioleiomyoma.
[-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.
a hamartoma composed of blood vessels and smooth muscle.