Hemangiopericytoma

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Hemangiopericytoma

Hemangiopericytoma is a term used to described a group of tumors that are derived from pericytes, the cells normally arranged along specific types of blood vessels called capillaries and venules. These types of tumors are typically slow-growing, may be either benign (non-cancerous) or malignant (cancerous), and may occur anywhere in the body.
 

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Hemangiopericytoma" returned 88 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Re: hemangiopericytoma of the greater omentum: a potential imaging pitfall and cause of repeatedly unsuccessful angiographic embolization.
 

Author(s): Edoardo Virgilio, Maria Serena Antonelli, Tommaso Bocchetti, Genoveffa Balducci

Journal: Korean J Radiol. ;15(4):538-9.

 

Last Updated: 23 Jul 2014

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Hemangiopericytoma of the parapharyngeal space: a diagnostic challenge.
 

Author(s): Ithzel Maria Villarreal, Jose Garcia Berrocal, Beatriz Brea, Eva Tejerina, Jose Castello, Rafael Ramirez-Camacho

Journal: ORL J. Otorhinolaryngol. Relat. Spec.. 2014 ;76(2):76-80.

 

Parapharyngeal space tumors are known for having a difficult approach, misleading diagnosis and for representing a treatment challenge. Hemangiopericytomas account for less than 1% of all vascular neoplasms and 3% of all soft tissue sarcomas. Only 14 cases have been reported in the ...

Last Updated: 6 Jun 2014

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Onyx embolization of an intracranial hemangiopericytoma by direct transcranial puncture.
 

Author(s): Dale Ding, Derek Kreitel, Kenneth C Liu

Journal: Interv Neuroradiol. 2013 Dec;19(4):466-70.

 

Intracranial hemangiopericytomas are uncommon but highly vascular dural-based tumors which commonly derive arterial blood supply from both intracranial and extracranial circulations. Microsurgical resection of these lesions may result in excessive blood loss without the aid of pre-operative ...

Last Updated: 20 Dec 2013

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The terms "Hemangiopericytoma" returned 14 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Hemangiopericytoma of pineal region: case report and review.
 

Author(s): Tanmoy Kumar Maiti, M N Nagarjun, Arivazhagan Arimappamagan, Anita Mahadevan, Paritosh Pandey

Journal: Neurol India. ;62(4):460-2.

 

Last Updated: 20 Sep 2014

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A case of hemangiopericytoma of the soft palate with articulate disorder and dysphagia.
 

Author(s): Yasuyuki Michi, Miho Suzuki, Kazuto Kurohara, Kiyoshi Harada

Journal: Int J Oral Sci. 2013 Jun;5(2):111-4.

 

We report a case of hemangiopericytoma of the soft palate of 60-year-old patient, who noticed a mass of the soft palate and experienced difficulty in speaking. We found a pediculate, hard, elastic mass measuring 38 mm (cross-sectional diameter). Computed tomography (CT) scans and ...

Last Updated: 5 Jul 2013

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Hemangiopericytoma: an unusual cause of peritoneal carcinomatosis.
 

Author(s): Mahesh Prakash, Hina Arif Mumtaz, Kushaljeet S Sodhi, R Kapoor, Niranjan Khandelwal

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Hemangiopericytoma, a rare mesenchymal tumour, is believed to originate from the pericyte of Zimmermann. It may affect every organ in the body. Recurrences after treatment and metastasis are well known. However, presentation of hemangiopericytoma with peritoneal carcinomatosis is ...

Last Updated: 15 Jul 2009

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Trial of Pazopanib in Patients With Solitary Fibrous Tumor and Extraskeletal Myxoid Chondrosarcoma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Solitary Fibrous Tumor; Extraskeletal Myxoid Chondrosarcoma

 

Last Updated: 3 Oct 2014

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Proton Radiation For Meningiomas and Hemangiopericytomas
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Patients With a Diagnosis of WHO Grade I-III Meningioma and Hemangiopericytoma With Adequate Bone Marrow Function

 

Last Updated: 26 Feb 2013

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Epidemiology and Outcome of Solitary Fibrous Tumors of the Pleura.
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Solitary Fibrous Tumors of the Pleura

 

Last Updated: 26 Sep 2012

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