lymphangioma


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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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Noun1.lymphangioma - benign angioma consisting of a mass of lymphatic vessels
angioma - a tumor consisting of a mass of blood or lymphatic vessels
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Fine needle aspiration cytology and radiograph can exclude the differential diagnosis which are haemangioma, lipoma, soft tissue abscess,oral lymphangioma, benign and malignant salivary gland neoplasms, gingival cysts and pyogenic granulomas and can also exclude mucoepidermoid CA and adenoid cystic CA on the basis of histopathology.9 The aim of present study to highlight importance of the histopathological diagnosis in these common oral pathologies so as to properly manage them.
One case (0.9%) of lymphangioma was observed in our study, similar results of 1.3% cases were seen in study by Sharma et al.
There have been many reports of the radiologic appearance and unusual complications of mesenteric lymphangioma, however, to our knowledge, the migration of mesenteric lymphangioma has not been reported in the literature.
Whimster, "The pathology of lymphangioma circumscriptum," British Journal of Dermatology, vol.
The differential diagnoses of head and neck masses in the fetus include teratoma, lymphangioma, congenital goiter, tumors, cysts of thyroid, neuroblastoma, and hematomas [1].
Lymphatic cyst is rarely seen than lymphocele and lymphangioma; it is different from a lymphocele that is a collection of lymphatic fluid without an epithelial lining that develops in anatomical compartments, often after surgery or trauma [3].
Activated cells destroy the neoplasm, further growth is inhibited, and the lymphangioma is reduced.
Splenic hamartoma must be distinguished from splenic malignant lesions such as lymphangioma, hemangioblastoma, and angiosarcoma.
A case of lower-neck cystic lymphangioma: correlative US, CT and MR imaging findings.
Lymphangioma is a benign hamartomatous tumour that occurs because of congenital malformation of the lymphatic system and is characterized by benign proliferation of lymphatic vessels.
The differential diagnosis includes lymphangioma, congenital diaphragmatic hernia or thymic cyst [1].
He pointed out that the term hemangioma "or derivatives thereof"--cavernous hemangioma, cavernous angioma, lymphangioma and cystic hygroma--are "absolute misnomers and continue to be misused and applied almost haphazardly to any anomalous vascular lesion."