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Dr. James Dukelow
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Angioma (Overview)

Is benign tumor derived from cells of vascular or lymphatic vessel walls (epithelium) or from cells of the tissues surrounding these vessels.


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Are spider angiomas and early or late symptom of cirrhosis of the.Liver?

Are spider angiomas and early or late symptom of cirrhosis of the.Liver?

Late: The disease is progressed to the point that the body is seeking alternative blood flow pathways. Needs gi/hepatology care. ...Read more

Dr. James Dukelow
113 doctors shared insights

Angioma (Overview)

Is benign tumor derived from cells of vascular or lymphatic vessel walls (epithelium) or from cells of the tissues surrounding these vessels.


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4months before discovered venous angioma at brainstem pons.Took rest symptoms gone.Now its new got pain righteye, shakyvision. Related with cavernoma?

4months before discovered venous angioma at brainstem pons.Took rest symptoms gone.Now its new got pain righteye, shakyvision. Related with cavernoma?

See your doctor: Go back and see the physician with whom you consulted earlier. This sounds potentially quite severe and you should be seen and examined asap. ...Read more

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Tell me if there can be angioma diagnosis by mri?

Tell me if there can be angioma diagnosis by mri?

Yes: Yes; depending upon what body part you are talking about. For example, a cavernous angioma of the brain can be diagnosed by mr or a hemangioma of the liver can be diagnosed by mr. ...Read more

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Anyone else know about venous angioma?

More info please: Unfortunately, i'm not sure what you would like to know. A venous angioma could be anything from a little cluster of spider veins to a significant venous malformation. Can you give us a little more information so we can better answer your question for you? ...Read more

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Can brain angioma cause momory problems?

Can brain angioma cause momory problems?

Angioma: An angioma is a blood vessel malformation. Localized angioma's would not in and of themselves cause memory problems. However, angiomas may rupture and bleed, causing subarachnoid and bleeding within the brain substance. Under those situations memory can be affected. ...Read more

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Dx with epilepsy 2 yrs ago MRI showed angioma until recent no changes now showing chronic gliosis should I be concerned? What does this mean?

Dx with epilepsy 2 yrs ago MRI showed angioma until recent no changes now showing chronic gliosis should I be concerned? What does this mean?

Cavernoma brain: In some cases cavernoma may be the focus of epilepsy. If this is proved by c, linical picture and various tests - this can be treated surgically. In current situation if the lesion is stable and unchanged it can be monitored at regular intervals for years to come . Gliosis probably represents temporal change and has questionable significance. ...Read more

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What would be causing my traumatized cherry angioma to grow?- on the surface of my skin and inside my bone, how can I treat this? It's causing pain...

Angioma: See your dermatologist. There might not be a great answer but you definitely need this enlarging angioma followed. The best person to do that is a dermatologist. They might even recommend removal. ...Read more

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I have spider angiomas, two underneath my eyes and one on my pinky finger. What could be causing this and how are they treated?

I have spider angiomas, two underneath my eyes and one on my pinky finger. What could be causing this and how are they treated?

Spider veins/angioma: Most spider angiomas aren't related to other disease; some are caused by thyroid disease, pregnancy, liver disease, etc. They are caused by dilated veins beneath the skin. The two main treatment options are sclerotherapy (substance injected in vein to clot it) and vascular laser treatments. You may requires several sessions of either to make them go away.
http://www.smacboca.com/vein_removal.html. ...Read more

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What is ipl treatment? Would it work for spider angiomas?

What is ipl treatment? Would it work for spider angiomas?

Spider veins/angioma: Spider angiomas are caused by dilated veins beneath the skin. The two main treatment options are sclerotherapy (substance injected in vein to clot it) and vascular laser treatments. Ipl is another option that uses light to improve the appearance of these veins. You may requires several sessions of either to make them go away.
http://www.smacboca.com/vein_removal.html. ...Read more

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I am low in iron and have cherry angiomas, will my iron supplements helps cherry angiomas? If not what natural cure will?

No "natural" cure: Cherry angiomas are common in middle aged and older people. There is no "natural" cure. They can be removed with electrocautery or pulsed laser treatment. They will keep coming as you get older and are not related to iron deficiency. If they don't bother you from a cosmetic point of view, you don't have to treat them at all. ...Read more

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Which procedure is better getting rid of a spider angioma on my face. Scraping it off or lazer treatment by a dermogist. Which will not leave scar?

Which procedure is better getting rid of a spider angioma on my face.   Scraping it off or lazer treatment by a dermogist.  Which will not leave scar?

Spider angioma: In theory, both laser and scraping could potentially cause scarring but a laser treatment is less likely. In reality if it a smaller angioma both options will heal well but most would likely recommend the laser treatment. ...Read more

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I have venous angioma, i take valparin 1 pill and eptoin 2 pills) every night. I had my last seizure before 8 years.Should i continue my medication?

I have venous angioma, i take valparin 1 pill and eptoin 2 pills) every night. I had my last seizure before 8 years.Should i continue my medication?

RISK ANALYSIS: It is possible that you could be stable enough at this point to consider modifying your medication, but when tapering an epilepsy drug, there is risk of withdrawal seizure even when done properly. If you do wish to proceed, first make sure your physical exam is normal, and an eeg also normal, then slowly taper one drug only, with close doctor followup. Do over at least 3-4 month period. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous if a spider vein/angioma gets infected?

Infection and SV: It is unusual for spider veins to get infected. If this should occur then it would be treated as any other infection with antibiotics and local care. If you feel that you have a problem with spider veins then you should see a vein specialist. ...Read more

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Sudden rise in cherry angioma, spider veins and keratosis pilaris. Could it be an allergic reaction, circulation problem, or hormonal changes (i'm 31)?

Many factors: It is unlikely to be an allergic reaction. However it does sound suspicious for a hormonal problem. If you have recently changed oral contraceptives you may want to condiser this as one possible source. Spider veins may be indicative of unfolded lying venous problems and should also be evaluated. Consider discussing this with a dermatologist or your internist who may want to perform an exam & labs. ...Read more

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Could the angioma disease be ended?

Angioma disease: This question does not make sense to me. Please redo and send again. ...Read more

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What is the cost of angioma removal?

Depends: it depends on the size and where it is located as well as who does it, as well as how it's done. Costs for procedures varies significantly in different parts of the country too. You are in a town where everything is expensive including medical care. Consider a vacation to a place with a lower cost of living or a place within driving distance, but you need to be able to follow up after, too. ...Read more

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Anyone else know about venous angioma?

More info please: Unfortunately, i'm not sure what you would like to know. A venous angioma could be anything from a little cluster of spider veins to a significant venous malformation. Can you give us a little more information so we can better answer your question for you? ...Read more

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What to do for, submaxillary angiomas?

ENT eval: Hello. I would consult with otolaryngologist (ear nose throat) specialist. ...Read more

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Can a spider angioma disappear on its own?

Possibly: What would be necessary would for something to stop the veins from filling. I guess any injury to the skin that would result in enough to make the blood clot in the fine veins would do it. Technically then the body would remove the veins as it removed the clotted blood. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: angioma?

What is the definition or description of: angioma?

Angioma: Is benign tumor derived from cells of vascular or lymphatic vessel walls (epithelium) or from cells of the tissues surrounding these vessels. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to know how many times my cavernous angioma has bled?

Bleeding angioma: Unless you have had episodes during which you were symptomatic of the hemorrhage, it will take neuroimaging such as cat scan or MRI to help in defining the number of times. ...Read more

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What is cherry angiomas.?

Skin vessels: These are bright red vascular lesions that occur on the skin in older persons. They vary from punctate to sometimes 1/4 inch in size. They are benign but can be removed if they are in a spot that gets rubbed a lot causing bleeding. ...Read more

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Whats a 'spider angiomas'?

Whats a 'spider angiomas'?

Blood Vessels: Spider angiomas are abnormal collection of blood vessels of the skin with a red dot in the center and radiating smaller vessels that resemble a spider.

They are commonly found on the face, neck, and hands and can occur at any age. Since they are benign, no treatment is necessary. Many resolve spontaneously. ...Read more

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Do cherry angiomas hurt?

Do cherry angiomas hurt?

No: These are benign vascular skin lesions in older folks most common on the midsection. They do not hurt unless irritated externally. ...Read more

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What is a cherry angioma?

Benign blood vessel: Cherry angiomas or hemangiomas are little, bright red, pinpoint to match head sized, flat spots that over time, become raised, more dome shaped and actually begin to look like a cherry. They are benign. A nice description of cherry hemangoimas can be seen at:
dermtv.Com/what-are-cherry-hemangiomas. ...Read more

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Can cherry angioma disappear?

Can cherry angioma disappear?

They can : They can disappear, but it is not something you can count on. Pulse dye laser or a yag laser will get rid of them for good. ...Read more

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What exactly is a spider angiomas?

What exactly is a spider angiomas?

Benign blood vessel: A spider angioma, or a spider nevus or telangiectasia, is a tiny dilated bllod vessel that is found just under the skin surface. They often have a central red spot and reddish extensions which spread out like a spider's legs or a web. They are common and are always benign. They can appear in women during pregnancy. If you have more than five spider angiomas, it can be a sign of liver disease. ...Read more