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Mesh term Hemangioma

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Neoplasms, Vascular Tissue


A vascular anomaly due to proliferation of BLOOD VESSELS that forms a tumor-like mass. The common types involve CAPILLARIES and VEINS. It can occur anywhere in the body but is most frequently noticed in the SKIN and SUBCUTANEOUS TISSUE. (from Stedman, 27th ed, 2000)

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Central Nervous System Venous Angioma
Hemangioma, Capillary
Hemangioma, Cavernous
Kasabach-Merritt Syndrome
Sturge-Weber Syndrome

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