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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).

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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DISCUSSION: Haemangiomas are benign vascular neoplastic disorders that may involve any part of the body.
Submandibular cavernous haemangiomas with multiple phleboliths masquerading as sialolithiasis.
A retrospective clinico-pathologic study of 212 dogs with cutaneous haemangiomas and haemangio sarcomas.
Lee, "Sclerosing liver haemangioma with pericapillary smooth muscle proliferation: Atypical CT and MR findings with pathological correlation," British Journal of Radiology, vol.
Haemangiomas are the second most common liver tumours after metastases and account for around 75% of all BLTs.
This article reports a case of successful endodontic treatment of two maxillary premolars in juxtaposition to a haemangioma. This case could have easily been mistaken for a dentoalveolar abscess, as teeth requiring endodontic treatment were present in the vicinity of the lesion.
Cavernous haemangioma of the knee joint; report of a case.
Seborrhoeic dermatitis, impetigo, nappy dermatitis and infantile haemangioma were most common in infancy (Table 2).
Poppas, "Deep haemangioma of the scrotum as a rare presentation of scrotal mass in children," BJU International, vol.
Shen et al., "Sixteen cases of pulmonary sclerosing haemangioma: CT findings are not definitive for preoperative diagnosis," Clinical Radiology, vol.
Transnasal transsphenoid approach: a minimally invasive approach for removal of cavernous haemangiomas located at inferomedial part of orbital apex.