Definition of hemangioma in English:


Syllabification: he·man·gi·o·ma
Pronunciation: /hiˌmanjēˈōmə
(British haemangioma)

noun (plural hemangiomas or hemangiomata /-ˈōmətə/)

  • A benign tumor 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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