lymphangioendothelioma


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lymphangioendothelioma

 [lim-fan″je-o-en″do-the″le-o´mah]
lymphangioma in which endothelial cells are the main component.
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lym·phan·gi·o·en·do·the·li·o·ma

(lim-fan'jē-ō-en'dō-thē'lē-ō'mă),
Old term for combined lymphatico-venous malformation.
[lymphangio- + endothelium + -oma, tumor]
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lymphangioendothelioma

(1) Angiosarcoma, see there. 
(2) Angiotropic lymphoma, see there.
(3) Lymphangioma, see there.
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lym·phan·gi·o·en·do·the·li·o·ma

(lim-fan'jē-ō-en'dō-thē'lē-ō'mă)
A neoplasm consisting of irregular groups of endothelial cells, and intubated structures that are thought to be derived from lymphatic vessels.
[lymphangio- + endothelium + -oma, tumor]
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lymphangioendothelioma

A tumour of the cells lining a lymph vessel.
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First described in 1911, (2) its controversial histogenesis resulted in several names (3,4) such as mesothelioma, lymphangioendothelioma, endodermal inclusion, hamartoma, and so forth.
Some resemble benign lymphangioendothelioma (Figure 10, A), others lymphangioma circumscriptum (Figure 10, B), and some have features of both.