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- n. Alternative spelling of hemangioma.
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- n. benign angioma consisting of a mass of blood vessels; some appear as birthmarks
Sorry, no etymologies found.
This most likely represents an incidental haemangioma.
Her daughter Anna was born premature and diagnosed with a haemangioma, a condition commonly known as a strawberry birthmark, in her trachea.
"He had haemangioma or a tumour originating from blood vessels, which was bleeding inside his windpipe," said Gautam Mukhopadhyay, the head of surgical oncology at Ruby General Hospital who operated on Dago.
The word Birthmark is a common term used to describe the various birthmark types of which port wine stain, haemangioma and congenital melanocytic naevus are all examples.