cavernoma

cavernoma

cav·er·no·ma

(kav'ĕr-nō'mă)
A cavernous vascular tumor.
[L. caverna, cave, hollow place, + oma, neoplasm]

cavernoma

(kav?er-no'ma) [? + Gr. oma, tumor]
A cavernous angioma.
See: angioma; hemangioma

cavernoma

cavernous hemangioma. See also hemangioma.
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The terminology of extrahepatic portal venous obstruction (EHPVO) refers to the development of portal cavernoma in the absence of associated liver disease in chronic PVT.
After undergoing few medical tests, it was declared by doctors that she has been suffering from Cavernoma - a brain tumour for which doctors suggested a surgery.
MRI cervical spine with contrast showed intramedullary lesion with peripheral T2 hypointense rim and extralesional haemorrhage consistent with cavernoma.
before bleed Stephen had a cavernoma - a cluster of abnormal blood vessels that can cause haemorrhages, headaches and seizures.
Minimally invasive cerebral cavernoma surgery using keyhole approaches – Olutions for technique-related limitations.
Apart from the seizures - during which I was conscious, and could hear people around me, but couldn't speak - I tried to pretend the cavernoma, the medical name for my abnormal blood vessels, wasn't there.
Las personas con cavernoma esporadico tienen la misma posibilidad de tener descendencia con esta malformacion que el resto de la poblacion general.
It has been reported that intraparenchymal meningioma may be misdiagnosed as glioma [3], metastatic tumor [6], and cavernoma [4].
The six cases treated had to do with mesial temporal sclerosis, right temporal cystic lesion, right temporal cavernoma, and cortical dysplasia, he said, noting that patients suffering from epilepsy are treated in stages.
In adults, exclusion of secondary causes is requisite to establishing a diagnosis of PSC; these include trauma, ischemia, surgery, chronic biliary infection in patients with primary or acquired immunodeficiency, rupture of hydatid cyst, irradiation, tumor, or portal vein pathology such as portal cavernoma with biliopathy.
Brain abnormalities of Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber syndrome include hemorrhage, infarction, hydrocephalus, cerebral or cerebellar hemihypertrophy, cerebral calcifications, vascular malformation, cavernoma, arteriovenous malformations, aneurysm, choroid plexus abnormalities, cortical dysplasia, leptomeningeal enhancement [4, 5].
Lynn recalled: "They found a cavernoma on his brain stem - it's like a raspberry of cells that keeps filling up with blood and blocks off the signals from the brain to the body.