Medical Definition of Virchow's psammoma

1. A firm cellular neoplasm derived from fibrous tissue of the meninges, choroid plexus, and certain other structures associated with the brain, characterised by the formation of multiple, discrete, concentrically laminated, calcareous bodies (psammoma bodies); most of these neoplasms are histologically benign, but may lead to severe symptoms as a result of compressing the brain. Synonym: angiolithic sarcoma, sand tumour, Virchow's psammoma. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Virchow's Psammoma

Vipera aspis
Vipera berus
Vipond's sign
VirSC
Viracept
Viramune
Virazole
Virchow
Virchow's angle
Virchow's cells
Virchow's corpuscles
Virchow's crystals
Virchow's law
Virchow's node
Virchow's psammoma
Virchow-Holder angle
Virchow-Robin space
Vireo olivaceous
Vireo solitarius
Vireo solitarius solitarius
Vireonidae
Virgil
Virgil Garnett Thomson
Virgil Thomson
Virgilia
Virgilia capensis
Virgilia divaricata
Virgilia oroboides

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