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

cavernous angioma

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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Disease specific outcome parameters for cavernous angiomas (a) Preoperative Postoperative (% symptom reduction) Headache Seizure FND Headache Seizure FND n 11 10 5 4 (63.
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).
Griffith Joyner died from a cavernous angioma, a seizure involving an abnormal blood vessel in the brain.
CMs have been referred to by many names, such as cavernous angiomas, cavernous hemangiomas, capillary hemangiomas, or cavernomas.
Cavernous angiomas are the most commonly identified vascular malformation, which is a class of benign entities that also includes arteriovenous malformations, developmental venous anomalies, and capillary telangiectasias.