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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To the Editor: Lymphangioma circumscriptum (LC) is not a tumor but rather a congenital malformation of the superficial lymphatics.
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Lymphangioma circumscriptum (LS) is a superficial lymphatic malformation which consists of dilated lymphatic channels.
Solitary angiokeratoma developed in one area of lymphangioma circumscriptum.
A definite lymphatic malformation was present if the patient had lymphangioma circumscriptum, macrocystic disease seen on MRI, or a malformation of lymphatics on lymphoscintigraphy.
Lymphangioma circumscriptum (LC) is either primary (usually present at birth or develops in early childhood) or secondary (induced by impairment of lymph flow).
Lymphangioma circumscriptum (LC) is a form of lymphangioma involving skin and subcutaneous tissue.
Some of these channels may closely abut the overlying epidermis, analogous to lymphangioma circumscriptum.