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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.
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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.
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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
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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.
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hemangioma

n hemangioma m; cavernous — hemangioma cavernoso
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In the present case report, we describe a patient with multiple benign, classical appearing hepatic hemangiomata and an atypical, enlarging vascular lesion within the spleen which lead to the diagnosis of microscopic HEHE and ultimately liver transplantation.
(5.) Rosenbaum AE, Ross P, Schechter MM, Sheehan J, Angiography of hemangiomata of the calvarium.
Focal nodular hyperplasia and hemangiomata are benign and generally asymptomatic hepatic tumours that are increasingly discovered as incidental findings with USG.