Definition of haemangioma in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˌhiːmandʒɪˈəʊmə
(US hemangioma)

noun (plural haemangiomas or haemangiomata /-mətə/)

  • A benign tumour of blood vessels, often forming a red birthmark.
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    • Lipomas, hemangiomas, neuromas, and fibromas are benign neoplasms that occur in the neck.
    • Cavernous hemangiomas are benign vascular tumors most commonly seen in the head and neck region in childhood.
    • Smaller defects may be mistaken for cutaneous lesions such as hemangiomas or dermoid cysts.

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