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 136 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Intracranial Hemangiopericytoma in a Child: A Case Report with Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Findings.
 

Author(s): Ali Murat Koc, Ali Yusuf Oner, Murat Ucar, Alp Ozgun Borcek

Journal: Turk Neurosurg. 2016 ;26(1):173-5.

 

Hemangiopericytoma is a hypervascular soft tissue sarcoma with a predilection for the extremities. It has two clinical types according to the age of presentation: Infantile hemangiopericytoma ( < 1 years) and adult type hemangiopericytoma ( > 1 years). The intracranial location is ...

Last Updated: 15 Jan 2016

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Large hemangiopericytoma of the pelvis--towards a multidisciplinary approach.
 

Author(s): Mohammad Fard-Aghaie, Gregor A Stavrou, Human Honarpisheh, Klaus J Niehaus, Karl J Oldhafer

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In 1942, Stout described tumors which derive from Zimmerman's pericytes and suggested the term hemangiopericytoma (HPC). These tumors, which are often highly vascularized, pose difficulties in the surgical management regarding blood loss and complete resection. Therefore, preoperative ...

Last Updated: 28 Aug 2015

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[A rare case of malignant hemangiopericytoma of the lower limb].
 

Author(s): Zouhir Ameziane Hassani, Abdelkrim Rhanim

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Last Updated: 13 Jan 2015

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The terms "Hemangiopericytoma" returned 19 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Hemangiopericytoma of the cerebellopontine angle: case report and review of literature].
 

Author(s): Jaafar Najib, Khalid Aniba, Mehdi Laghmari, Mohammed Lmejjati, Houssine Ghannane, Said Ait Benali, Hind Ennadam, Hind Jalal, Cherif idrissi

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Last Updated: 19 Jun 2015

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Renal hemangiopericytoma: case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): José Eduardo Vetorazzo Filho, Leandro Augusto Costa Bahia, Paulo Ebert Esteves, Paulo Eduardo Goulart Maron, Bruno César Vedovato, Roni de Carvalho Fernandes, Marjo Deninson Cardenuto Perez

Journal: Einstein (Sao Paulo). ;13(2):269-72.

 

Hemangioperycytoma is a rare perivascular tumor that seldom involves the urogenital system. This tumor often appears with an unspecific clinical picture, and sometimes is associated with hematuria or hypertension. Diagnosis is based on a combination of histological and immunohistological ...

Last Updated: 9 Jul 2015

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Hemangiopericytoma of the cervicothoracic spine: a case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Peng Zhang, Jingmei Hu, Dongsheng Zhou

Journal: Turk Neurosurg. 2014 ;24(6):948-53.

 

A case of hemangiopericytoma in the cervicothoracic spine is reported. A 43-year-old man was admitted to our hospital with pain in the scapular region radiating to the left upper extremity, numbness, and weakness of the legs. Magnetic resonance image revealed an intraspinal, extradural ...

Last Updated: 2 Dec 2014

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

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: 23 Sep 2016

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Phase II Pediatric Study With Dabrafenib in HGG Patients
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Anaplastic Astrocytoma; Glioblastoma; Giant Cell Glioblastoma; Gliosarcoma; Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma; Anaplastic Oligoastrocytoma; Anaplastic Ependymoma; Choroid Plexus Carcinoma; Anaplastic Ganglioglioma; Pineal Parenchymal Tumor; Pineoblastoma; Medulloblastoma; PNET; Rhabdoid Tumor; Perineurioma; MPNST; Malignant Meningloma; Anaplastic Hemangiopericytoma

 

Last Updated: 9 Sep 2016

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Gemcitabine Hydrochloride With or Without Pazopanib Hydrochloride in Treating Patients With Refractory Soft Tissue Sarcoma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Adult Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma; Adult Angiosarcoma; Adult Desmoplastic Small Round Cell Tumor; Adult Epithelioid Hemangioendothelioma; Adult Epithelioid Sarcoma; Adult Extraskeletal Myxoid Chondrosarcoma; Adult Extraskeletal Osteosarcoma; Adult Fibrosarcoma; Adult Leiomyosarcoma; Adult Liposarcoma; Adult Malignant Mesenchymoma; Adult Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor; Adult Rhabdomyosarcoma; Adult Synovial Sarcoma; Adult Undifferentiated Pleomorphic Sarcoma; Malignant Adult Hemangiopericytoma; Recurrent Adult Soft Tissue Sarcoma; Stage III Adult Soft Tissue Sarcoma; Stage IV Adult Soft Tissue Sarcoma

 

Last Updated: 14 Nov 2016

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