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What is an arteriovenous malformation?

An arteriovenous malformation is an abnormal group of blood vessels. Most arteriovenous malformations are made up of two different kinds of blood vessels – arteries and veins. Arteries are large blood vessels that carry blood from the heart to the body. Veins are large blood vessels that carry blood back from the body to the …
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Hemangioma – Skin –

This article will help you read and understand your pathology report for hemangioma. by Robyn Ndikumana MD BScN and Allison Osmond, MD FRCPC, reviewed on June 13, 2019 Quick facts: A hemangioma is a common non-cancerous tumour made from blood vessels. There are different kinds of hemangiomas and the most common types are called capillary, …
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Angiosarcoma

This article will help you read and understand your pathology report for angiosarcoma. by Bibianna Purgina, MD FRCPC, reviewed on December 11, 2018 Quick facts: Angiosarcoma is a cancer that starts from the cells inside a blood vessel. Angiosarcoma is a type of cancer call a sarcoma. Most tumours occur in adults. Any part of …
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