haemangioma


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haemangioma

(hɪˌmændʒɪˈəʊmə; hɛˌm-) or

hemangioma

n, pl -mas or -mata (-mətə)
(Pathology) a nonmalignant tumour of blood vessels, esp affecting those of the skin. See strawberry mark
[from haem(o)- + angi(o)- + -oma]
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Noun1.haemangioma - benign angioma consisting of a mass of blood vessels; some appear as birthmarks
angioma - a tumor consisting of a mass of blood or lymphatic vessels
strawberry haemangioma, strawberry hemangioma - a congenital bright red superficial vascular tumor resembling a strawberry; tends to decrease in size during childhood
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Other abnormalities were pulmonary sequestrations (n=2), hemivertebra (n=2), bronchogenic cyst (n=1), haemangioma (n=1), duodenal atresia (n=1) and ventricular rhabdomyoma (n=1).
Plastic surgeon Swee Tan spoke on his 20-year journey investigating infantile haemangioma and his work as founder of the Gillies Mclndoe Research Institute.
These developed into a Haemangioma, more commonly known as a 'Strawberry Mark.
I was told that the spot did not look like anything to worry about (and that it was likely a venous haemangioma which would fade).
Her haemangioma port wine stain became covered with sores which would bleed and open up, frightening her parents.
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 surgery to remove it.
Benign and malignant tumours that affect the sinuses Benign Malignant Osteoma Rhabdomyosarcoma Juvenile angiofibroma Lymphoma Haemangioma Olfactory neuroblastoma Ossifying fibroma Germ cell tumour Inverted papilloma Leukaemia Skull base meningioma Nasal osteosarcoma
Cavernous haemangioma of the facial nerve, l Laryngol Otol 1997;111 (9):858-61.
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.
In this report, the risk factors for GAS meningitis were otitis for three cases, varicella for two cases, cochlear implantation for one case, infected BCG scar for one case, infected haemangioma for one case, submandibular abscess for one case, occipital skull fracture for one case and five cases didn't have any risk factors.