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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Amy spent a year in Liverpool's Alder Hey Children's Hospital where they operated to save her life, as the haemangioma had affected her heart.
Weeks later it became swollen and began to encompass the ear, but it was only seven months later, when her weight began to plummet, that doctors at the North Staffordshire Royal Infirmary diagnosed the condition as haemangioma.
Specialists there diagnosed Lorraine with a rapidly growing birthmark known as an aggressive haemangioma. In simple terms, it's a collection of extra blood vessels in the skin, affecting just one in 10,000 children.
Also known as capillary haemangioma or cavernous haemangioma, they are not a sign of general ill health and can occur anywhere on the skin.
Post-operative histopathology of the specimen revealed a benign vascular neoplasm composed of multiple dilated cavernous spaces lined by flattened endothelial cells filled with RBC (Fig 5), many vessels show thrombi and few secondary calcifications, features suggestive of a cavernous haemangioma with secondary changes seen arising from the submandibular gland.
PET/ CT and MRI of intra-osseous haemangioma of the tibia.
In the human body, an Infantile Haemangioma is better known by what name?
Haemangioma, vascular leiomyoma, lymphoma or metastasis should be considered in the differential if the lesion is located elsewhere.1,7
Dr David Apfelberg, the worldrenowned surgeon who carried out the treatment, said the 1lb haemangioma was the largest he had ever treated.
The general imaging findings for characterization of haemangioma, focal nodular hyperplasia (FNH), hepatic adenoma (HA) and biliary cystadenoma (BCA) are shown in Table 1.
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.
Milano, "Surgical treatment of a cavernous haemangioma of the heart," European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, vol.