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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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But, following a chance discovery by a doctor in France, she was given propranolol - a beta-blocker used to treat hypertension and heart conditions which had been shown to shrink haemangiomas.
Haemangiomas show enhancement of Tc-99m-labelled red blood cells.
The crucial role of imaging in detection of facial nerve haemangiomas.
It was only when Lottie refused food that doctors diagnosed 36 haemangiomas - blood vessels that grow into benign but painful tumours.
Minor abnormalities elicited during six-week check Condition Features Management Haemangiomas 'Stork mark' or If encroaching the 'salmon patch' eyes or vital around the eyes or structure such as nape of neck nasal passage needs treatment.
Director of surgery at Hutt Valley DHB Swee Tan gave a scientific and educational presentation on treating haemangiomas.
Glucose transporter-1 (GLUT-1)-negative infantile haemangiomas may not respond to propranolol and steroids.
Computed tomography (CT) revealed a 55mm X 36mm hypodense lesion in the upper pole of the spleen, while magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) demonstrated a well-circumscribed exophytic round mass arising from the anterior aspect of the spleen with features compatible with a benign solid tumour of uncertain malignant potential and multiple liver haemangiomas [Figures 1 and 2].
2006a], haemangiomas and telangiectatic epulis [Vesnaver and Dovsak, 2006],
RECOMMENDED FOR: Osteoporotic fractures, vertebral haemangiomas, painful spine bones after spread of cancer, non cancerous painful tumours of spine bones and to augment strength of weak spine bone for other surgical procedures.
Unwanted blood vessels can also lead to malformations and growths called haemangiomas.
Choroidal haemangiomas show a very good treatment response to photodynamic therapy (PDT) (Figure 9b).