Angioma is an overgrowth of either blood vessels or lymphatic vessels creating a lump that is usually benign. An overgrowth of blood vessel is called “hemangioma”; in lymph vessels it is called “lymphangioma”. An angioma is usually just under the skin, in the tissue beneath the skin, or rarely in the central nervous system. Neonatal angioma is common, either appearing as birthmarks or shortly after birth. In many cases, they may disappear over time.
- Birthmark: A birthmark, also called a nevus, is a skin mark that is present at birth. They may occur due to ... More on Birthmark »
- Childbirth: Childbirth is the delivery of a baby from the pregnant mother. It is also called “labor” or “confinement”. A birth ... More on Childbirth »
- Lumps: There are many possible causes of lumps, and many types of lumps. A lump could be caused by a bruise ... More on Lumps »
- Central nervous system: The Central Nervous System (CNS) is the part of the nervous system involving the brain and spinal cord. Symptoms include ... More on Central nervous system »
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