Hemangiopericytoma

Common Name(s)

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:

[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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Recurrent mutations within the amino-terminal region of β-catenin are probable key molecular driver events in sinonasal hemangiopericytoma.
 

Author(s): Florian Haller, Matthias Bieg, Evgeny A Moskalev, Sarah Barthelmeß, Helene Geddert, Carsten Boltze, Nicolle Diessl, Karin Braumandl, Benedikt Brors, Heinrich Iro, Arndt Hartmann, Stefan Wiemann, Abbas Agaimy

Journal: Am. J. Pathol.. 2015 Feb;185(2):563-71.

 

Sinonasal hemangiopericytoma (SN-HPC) is an uncommon, site-specific, low-grade mesenchymal neoplasm of probable perivascular myoid cell origin. In contrast to solitary fibrous tumors of soft tissue and sinonasal tract origin, SN-HPCs were recently shown to lack recurrent NAB2-STAT6 ...

Last Updated: 19 Jan 2015

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[A rare clinical report of giant hemangiopericytoma].
 

Author(s): A N Shkarubo, L V Shishkina, Sh T Tailakov, K V Dorosh, A P Khromov

Journal: Zh Vopr Neirokhir Im N N Burdenko. 2014 ;78(5):57-63; discussion 63.

 

Authors show an example of a successful treatment of a patient with a giant intracranial hemangiopericytoma. Hemangiopericytoma are aggressive tumors with a high rate of recurrence and metastasis. Despite the malignant nature of these tumors often reach a large size with minor clinical ...

Last Updated: 21 Nov 2014

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The terms "Hemangiopericytoma" returned 20 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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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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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: 22 Jan 2016

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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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Epidemiology and Outcome of Solitary Fibrous Tumors of the Pleura.
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Solitary Fibrous Tumors of the Pleura

 

Last Updated: 25 Jun 2015

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