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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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The histogenesis of sclerosing hemangioma has been controversial since Liebow and Hubbel's (1) 1956 description of this unusual neoplasm.
All resected cases of sclerosing hemangioma from our institution as well as the authors' consultation files were reviewed (n = 6).
Differential diagnosis of primary thyroid angiosarcoma includes benign vascular lesions such as hemangioma and sclerosing hemangioma and malignant tumors such as thyroid anaplastic carcinoma (3), (11).
Common synonyms are benign fibrous histiocytoma, histiocytoma, and sclerosing hemangioma.
These findings were consistent with a lesion known as sclerosing hemangioma (SH).
Sclerosing hemangioma of the lung: a clinicopathologic study of 51 cases.
In contrast to the sclerosing hemangioma, the solid-growing interstitial cells are mesenchymal, not type II epithelial cells, and as a result, only the lining cells are immunoreactive with thyroid transcription factor 1.
3) The term pseudotumor is also synonymous with such alternative terms as postinflammatory tumor, (4,5) histiocytoma, (6) plasma cell granuloma, (7-9) mast cell granuloma (10) xanthoma, (11-14) xanthogranuloma (15) plasma cell/histiocytoma complex, (16) and, in some reports, (17) sclerosing hemangioma.
2-4) However, immunohistochemical results in the largest series reported to date strongly suggest that sclerosing hemangioma originates from primitive respiratory epithelium.
Sclerosing hemangioma typically occurs in middle-aged adults, with a female to male ratio of 5:1.
There is evidence that sclerosing hemangioma of the lung shows evidence of type II pneumocyte differentiation (Figure):
First described by Liebow and Hubbell in 1956, (1) sclerosing hemangioma (SH) of the lung is a generally benign tumor of uncertain origin with a characteristic gross and histologic appearance.