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.
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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
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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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Atopic myelitis did not recur, but cavernous angioma was totally resected because its growth was identified (Figures 2(a) and 2(b)).
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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).
Cortical and subcortical cavernous angioma: A comparison of patients with and without hemorrhage as the initial symptom.