vascular leiomyoma

vas·cu·lar lei·o·my·o·ma

a markedly vascular leiomyoma, apparently arising from the smooth muscle of blood vessels.
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(1) A benign smooth muscle tumour that can occur any place in the body, arising in the tunica media of vessel walls as a nodular subcutaneous nodule; more common on the lower leg of middle-aged women.
(2) A skin lesion consisting of a solitary deeply eosinophilic well-circumscribed nodule in the deep dermis of acral skin which histologically consists of spindled cells.
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vas·cu·lar lei·o·my·o·ma

(vas'kyū-lăr lī'ō-mī-ō'mă)
A benign neoplasm arising from the smooth muscle of blood vessels and characterized by marked vascularity.
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Angiomyoma (vascular leiomyoma): a clinicopathological study.
Clinical characteristics of vascular leiomyoma of the upper extremity: Report of 11 cases.
Haemangioma, vascular leiomyoma, lymphoma or metastasis should be considered in the differential if the lesion is located elsewhere.1,7
Microscopically, LLH should be differentiated from a solid oral leiomyoma and an angiomyoma (angioleiomyoma; vascular leiomyoma); the solid leiomyoma is a true neoplasm of smooth-muscle origin, which is rare in the oral cavity [1].
Angiomyolipomas may mimic lipoleiomyoma, degenerated myoma and vascular leiomyoma with a fat component (16).
Histologically, three types of leiomyomas are present: epithelioid leiomyoma, solid -form leiomyoma, and vascular leiomyoma (angiomyomas or angioleiomyomas) (5, 6).
Lim, "Vascular leiomyoma in the head and neck region: 11 years' experience in one institution," Clinical and Experimental Otorhinolaryngology, vol.
Angioleiomyoma, also known as vascular leiomyoma or angiomyoma, was first described by Stout et al, (1) in 1937.
Angioleiomyoma (AL), otherwise known as vascular leiomyoma, is a rare variant of leiomyoma (LM) originating from smooth muscle cells and containing thick-walled vessels.
The differential diagnosis of this lesion includes fibrous histiocytoma, Malignant fibrous histocytoma, synovial sarcoma, other stromal sarcomas, juxtaglomerular tumor, vascular leiomyoma, juvenile hemangioma and lobular capillary hemangioma.
(11.) Morimoto N: Angiomyoma (vascular leiomyoma): a clinicopathalogic study.