hemangioma


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he·man·gi·o·ma

 (hĭ-măn′jē-ō′mə)
n. pl. he·man·gi·o·mas also he·man·gi·o·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A benign skin lesion consisting of dense, usually elevated masses of dilated blood vessels.

an•gi•o•ma

(ˌæn dʒiˈoʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
a benign tumor consisting chiefly of dilated or newly formed blood vessels (hemangioma) or lymph vessels (lymphangioma).
[1870–75; < Greek angeî(on) vessel (see angio-) + -oma]
an`gi•om′a•tous (-ˈɒm ə təs, -ˈoʊ mə-) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hemangioma - 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
Translations

he·man·gi·o·ma

n. hemangioma, tumor benigno formado por vasos capilares en racimo que producen una marca de nacimiento de color rojo púrpura en la piel.

hemangioma

n hemangioma m; cavernous — hemangioma cavernoso
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SEQUENTIAL THERAPY of oral propranolol then topical timolol for infantile hemangioma helped shorten duration of propranolol and maintain treatment success, in a study published in Pediatric Dermatology.
Clinicians are especially encouraged to consult promptly with a hemangioma specialist if they are not experienced in managing IHs.
Here, we describe an unusual case of a child presenting with unilateral severe nasal bleeding that proved to be a lobular hemangioma lesion arising from the posterior portion of the inferior turbinate.
Seeing a hemangioma develop on their baby's skin can be worrisome for new parents.
Infantile hepatic hemangioma (IHH) historically called "hemangiomaendothelioma" refers to visceral manifestation of infantile hemangioma.
Herein we describe a case of a rare dumbbell spinal tumor, an epidural cavernous hemangioma, resected by a 2-stage single-sitting combined approach (i.e.
In a remarkable achievement, the Omani doctor and surgeon trainee, Abdallah Yahya al Farai, participated as part of a team of specialised surgeons, in diagnosing and extracting a very rare case of a pedunculated giant hepatic hemangioma.
In a remarkable achievement, Dr Abdallah Yahya al Farai, a surgeon trainee, participated as part of a team of specialised surgeons, in diagnosing and extracting a very rare case of a pedunculated giant hepatic hemangioma in a hospital in France.
Muscat: In a remarkable achievement, an Omani doctor and surgeon trainee, Abdallah Yahya Al Farai, participated as part of a team of specialised surgeons, in diagnosing and extracting a very rare case of a pedunculated giant hepatic hemangioma. Prior to the operation, the patient was suffering from diarrhoea, vomiting, and epigastric pain, which increased while coughing or leaning forward.
However, the final pathology revealed the pulmonary sclerosing hemangioma (PSH).
First noticed as a flat, bluish lesion at infant's 10 days of age, its subsequent rapid growth led to an emergency department visit, where dermatology diagnosed a hemangioma and initiated propranolol treatment.
optic nerve glioma, orbital meningioma, hemangioma, lymphangioma,5 neurofibroma, sarcoma.6,7 Thyroid dysfunction may cause tumor like condition and lateral protrusion of eye balls (Graves' Disease).8,9 Extraconal lesions are dermoid tumor21 (dermoid cyst) and pleomorphic adenoma of the lacrimal gland.10