Haemangioma

Haemangiomas are benign tumours of vascular origin usually seen in early childhood, divided into

Terminology

Unfortunately, the term haemangioma has been widely misused to apply to many non-neoplastic vascular malformations, particularly the common non-neoplastic cavernous haemangioma (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 tumours 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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    Sacral haemangiom...
    Case 1: sacral haemangioma (huge)
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    Case 2: giant hepatic haemangioma
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    Several years lat...
    Case 3: cavernous haemangioma of brain
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    Vertebral haemang...
    Case 4: vertebral haemangioma
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    Case 5: skull vault intraosseous haemangioma
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    Case 6: familial multiple cavernous angiomas
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    Case 7: multiple haemangiomas of head and neck
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    Case 8: large facial haemangioma
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    Case 9: soft tissue heamangioma
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    Case 10: lingual
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    Case 11: haemangioma: hand
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    Case 12: cranial vault haemangioma
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    Case 13: cavernous haemangioma of C spine
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