chorioangioma

chorioangioma

 [ko″re-o-an″je-o´mah]
an angioma of the chorion.

cho·ri·o·an·gi·o·ma

(kō'rē-ō-an'jē-ō'mă),
Benign tumor of placental blood vessels (hemangioma), usually of no clinical significance; large tumors may be associated with placental insufficiency and fetal hydrops; in some instances, the stroma is edematous and may resemble myxomatous tissue.
See also: chorioangiosis.
[chorion + angioma]

chorioangioma

/cho·rio·an·gi·o·ma/ (-an″je-o´mah) an angioma of the chorion.

cho·ri·o·an·gi·o·ma

(kōr'ē-ō-an-jē-ō'mă)
Benign tumor of placental blood vessels, usually of no clinical significance.
See also: chorioangiosis

chorioangioma

an angioma of the chorion.
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Our patient had accompanying right atrial enlargement, tricuspid insufficiency, and chorioangioma.
After a detailed fetal ultrasound was performed, the patient was found to have right atrial enlargement, cardiomegaly, tricuspid regurgitation, ductus venosus agenesis, hyperdynamic flow in the umbilical vein, and chorioangioma.
Objective: repor ting a case of placental chorioangioma which had been diagnosed and followed-up in our unit; later on, it presented fatal haemodynamic complications for the foetus.
Case report: a case of placental chorioangioma, diagnosed at 20 weeks gestation, is presented; it was followed-up by using several imagenologic techniques.
Focal aneurysmal dilatation of subchorionic vessels simulating chorioangioma.
The other differential diagnoses of these ultrasonographic findings include chorioangiomas and subchorionic hematomas.
The other causes of cystic placentas are partial molar pregnancy, complete mole with coexisting normal foetus, chorioangioma, subchorionic haematoma, confined placental mosaicism and spontaneous abortion with hydropic changes.
Pregnancy with concomitant chorioangioma and placental vascular malformation with mesenchymal hyperplasia.
INTRODUCTION: Chorioangioma constitutes the commonest benign tumour of placenta (1).
It is a matter of debate that actually chorioangioma is not a neoplasm but most likely a hamartoma of primitive chorionic mesenchyme.
E/o 2 placental mass lesion--likely to be Chorioangioma.
DISCUSSION: DEFINITION:--A chorioangioma is a benign tumor of the placenta consisting of blood vessels and stroma that proliferates beyond normally developing chorionic villi.