aneurysm

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Synonyms for aneurysm

a cardiovascular disease characterized by a saclike widening of an artery resulting from weakening of the artery wall

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We describe the case of a patient with a postsurgical retroauricular neuroma that was associated with a coexisting arteriovenous aneurysm.
We report a case of traumatic retroauricular neuroma that was associated with a coexisting arteriovenous aneurysm.
Histologic examination revealed that the mass was made up of two separate and adjacent lesions: (1) a traumatic neuroma that was characterized by distorted neural structures embedded in fibrous tissue and (2) an arteriovenous aneurysm that featured a predominance of arteriole-like vessels (figure 1).
Many terms are used to refer to this lesion, notably, arteriovenous aneurysm, cavernous haemangioma, central haemangioma, pulsatile haemangioma, angioma, arteriovenous shunt, arteriovenous malformation.
Retinal arteriovenous aneurysm in hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia.