Hemangioma

Hemangiomas are benign tumors of vascular origin usually seen in early childhood, divided into:

Terminology

Unfortunately, the term hemangioma has been widely misused to apply to many non-neoplastic vascular malformations, particularly the common non-neoplastic cavernous hemangioma (cavernoma). Gradually, the everyday nomenclature is catching up to modern classification systems (see ISSVA classification and/or Hamburg classification system), and it is best to avoid the term hemangioma unless referring to the truly neoplastic entities above.

Further discussion is delegated to the vascular malformations and tumors article.

Vascular tumours and malformations
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Article information

rID: 1415
System: Vascular
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Hemangioma
  • Haemangioma (General)
  • Haemangioma - general
  • Haemangiomas
  • Hemangiomas

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: sacral hemangioma (huge)
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  • Case 2: giant hepatic hemangioma
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  • Case 3: vertebral hemangioma
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  • Case 4: skull vault intraosseous hemangioma
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  • Case 5: familial multiple cavernous angiomas
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  • Case 6: cavernous hemangioma of C spine
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  • Large Facial Hema...
    Case 7: large facial hemangioma
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  • Hemangioma
    Case 8: soft tissue heamangioma
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  • Case 9: lingual
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  • Case 10: hemangioma: hand
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  • Case 11: cranial vault hemangioma
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  • Case 12: hand
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