haemangioma


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haemangioma

he·man·gi·o·ma

(hē-man'jē-ō'mă)
A congenital anomaly, in which proliferation of blood vessels leads to a mass that resembles a neoplasm; it can occur anywhere in the body but is most frequently observed in the skin and subcutaneous tissues.
See also: nevus
Synonym(s): haemangioma.
[hemangio- + -oma, tumor]

haemangioma

A benign tumour of blood vessels occurring mostly in the skin as ‘birthmarks’. Haemangiomas include STRAWBERRY NAEVI, PORT-WINE STAINS, CAVERNOUS HAEMANGIOMAS and cirsoid aneurysms (widened and twisted vein-like vessels fed directly by an artery).

haemangioma

congenital anomaly of skin or subcuticular tissues due to proliferation of vascular endothelium, forming a mass

he·man·gi·o·ma

(hē-man'jē-ō'mă)
Vascular tumor, present at birth or developing during life, in which proliferation of blood vessels leads to a mass that resembles a neoplasm; can occur anywhere in the body but most frequently noticed in skin and subcutaneous tissues.
Synonym(s): haemangioma.
[hemangio- + G. -oma, tumor]
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It said this growth was diagnosed as a haemangioma at the Royal Gwent Hospital in Newport and that it was advised that she should have to surgery.
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This group comprises many different, but individually rare, variants, but the key feature is that almost all have obvious cutaneous stigmata including subcutaneous lipoma, hypertrichosis (a hairy patch), caudal appendage, capillary haemangioma or dermal sinus (Fig.
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