cavernous angioma


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angioma

 [an″je-o´mah]
a benign tumor made up of blood vessels (hemangioma) or lymph vessels (lymphangioma). adj., adj angiom´atous.
angioma caverno´sum (cavernous angioma) cavernous hemangioma.
angioma serpigino´sum a skin disease marked by minute vascular points arranged in rings on the skin.
telangiectatic angioma an angioma made up of dilated blood vessels.

cav·ern·ous an·gi·o·ma

vascular malformation composed of sinusoidal vessels without a large feeding artery; can be multiple, especially if inherited as an autosomal-dominant trait.
Synonym(s): nevus cavernosus

cav·ern·ous an·gi·o·ma

(kav'ĕr-nŭs an'jē-ō'mă)
Vascular malformation composed of sinusoidal vessels without a large feeding artery.

cav·ern·ous an·gi·o·ma

(kav'ĕr-nŭs an'jē-ō'mă)
Vascular malformation composed of sinusoidal vessels without a large feeding artery.
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Dural Cavernous Angioma: A Preoperative Diagnostic Challenge.
Atopic myelitis did not recur, but cavernous angioma was totally resected because its growth was identified (Figures 2(a) and 2(b)).
Diagnosis and operative treatment cavernous angiomas of the central nervous system.
Acute Presentation of Spinal Epidural Cavernous Angioma: Case Report.
Cavernous angiomas of the cauda equina: case report and review of the literature.
Follow-up MRI obtained on the 30th day after the onset of symptoms demonstrated a reduction in the volume of the lesion, as well as image characteristics typical of a cavernous angioma located immediately adjacent to Heschl's convolution in the left superior temporal gyrus (figure 2).
13 cases of cavernous angioma (cavernomas) of the CNS, discovered by retrospective analysis of 24,535 autopsies.
Surgical treatment of cavernous angioma involving the brainstem and review of the literature.
Cortical and subcortical cavernous angioma: A comparison of patients with and without hemorrhage as the initial symptom.
Spinal intramedullary cavernous angioma associated with hematomyelia: case report with sequential MRI follow-up and histological verification of hematoidin deposits.
Spinal cavernous angioma: a rare causeof subarachnoid hemorrhage.
In the world literature there are many names for this same pathology: extra-cranial cavernous hemangioma, extra-cranial cavernous angioma, cavernous hemangioma of the cavernous sinus, hemangioma of the middle fossa, adenoma of the cavernous sinus (5,15,21,24,26).