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(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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UUT benign lesions are rare and include endometriomas, fibromas, leiomyomas, granulomas, neurofibromas, hemangiomas, and lymphangiomas.
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Cystic lymphangiomas are rare congenital masses which are thought to be caused by failure of developing lymphatic tissue to establish a normal communication with the remainder of the lymphatic system.
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Landthaler M, Haina D, Waidelich W, Braun-Falco O: [Treatment of circumscribed lymphangiomas with the argon laser].
Normal vulvar tissue and different lesions of vulva have been surveyed for hormonal milieu receptors such as vulvar cancers, Cavernous lymphangiomas, angiomyofibroblastoma, angiomyxoma, indicating ER and PR importance in disease pathogenesis (16, 17, 18, 19) the positivity rate for ER in normal vulvar tissue varies from 33-100% (20) and it's also positive in most of CA lesions and normal vaginal epithelium (5).
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11) Lymphangiomas have a signal intensity similar to or slightly less than muscle on T1-WI, and greater than fat on T2-WI, owing to the ectatic channels containing clear fluid.
Unlike lymphangiomas, in which there is a focal proliferation of lymphatic tissue, lymphangiomatosis is a disease of diffuse infiltration by lymphatic channels involving one or more soft tissue organs, commonly the lungs or spleen.