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 90 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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Spinal metastasis from malignant meningeal intracranial hemangiopericytoma: one-staged percutaneous Onyx™ embolization and resection - a technical innovation.
 

Author(s): Nicolai El Hindy, Adrian Ringelstein, Michael Forsting, Ulrich Sure, Oliver Mueller

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We are the first to report one-staged resection of a spinal metastasis from malignant cranial hemangiopericytoma after preoperative Onyx™-20 embolization by direct percutaneous puncture.Spinal metastases from cranial hemangiopericytoma are extremely rare. Surgical morbidity of these ...

Last Updated: 22 Jul 2013

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Malignant fat-forming solitary fibrous tumor (lipomatous hemangiopericytoma) in the neck: Imaging and histopathological findings of a case.
 

Author(s): Alice Duarte de Carvalho, Lucas Faria Abrahão-Machado, Cristiano Ribeiro Viana, Renato de Castro Capuzzo, Augusto Elias Mamere

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Fat-forming solitary fibrous tumor (SFT) is a rare variant of solitary fibrous tumor, a mesenchymal fibroblastic neoplasia with a particular branching hypervascular pattern. This tumor is usually classified as benign and only very few fat-forming SFTs with malignant histologic features ...

Last Updated: 24 May 2013

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

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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Retroperitoneal hemangiopericytoma: case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Bo Yin, Li Liu, Ya-di Li, Dao-Ying Geng, Zun-Guo DU

Journal: Chin. Med. J.. 2011 Jan;124(1):155-6.

 

Retroperitoneal hemangiopericytoma is a kind of uncommon tumor. We report a case of 41-year-old man who was diagnosed retroperitoneal tumor without significant symptoms by abdominal ultrasonography. Abdominal CT and MRI scans show a 6 cm × 5 cm solid tumor delineated clearly from ...

Last Updated: 2 Mar 2011

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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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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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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 Chondrosarcoma; Adult Extraskeletal Osteosarcoma; Adult Fibrosarcoma; Adult Leiomyosarcoma; Adult Liposarcoma; Adult Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma; Adult Malignant Hemangiopericytoma; Adult Malignant Mesenchymoma; Adult Neurofibrosarcoma; Adult Rhabdomyosarcoma; Adult Synovial Sarcoma; Childhood Alveolar Soft-part Sarcoma; Childhood Angiosarcoma; Childhood Desmoplastic Small Round Cell Tumor; Childhood Epithelioid Hemangioendothelioma; Childhood Epithelioid Sarcoma; Childhood Fibrosarcoma; Childhood Leiomyosarcoma; Childhood Liposarcoma; Childhood Malignant Hemangiopericytoma; Childhood Malignant Mesenchymoma; Childhood Neurofibrosarcoma; Childhood Synovial Sarcoma; Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans; Metastatic Childhood Soft Tissue Sarcoma; Nonmetastatic Childhood Soft Tissue Sarcoma; Recurrent Adult Soft Tissue Sarcoma; Recurrent Childhood Soft Tissue Sarcoma; Stage III Adult Soft Tissue Sarcoma; Stage IV Adult Soft Tissue Sarcoma

 

Last Updated: 26 Jul 2014

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Pazopanib Hydrochloride Followed By Chemotherapy and Surgery in Treating Patients With Soft Tissue Sarcoma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Adult Angiosarcoma; Adult Desmoplastic Small Round Cell Tumor; Adult Epithelioid Hemangioendothelioma; Adult Epithelioid Sarcoma; Adult Extraskeletal Chondrosarcoma; Adult Fibrosarcoma; Adult Leiomyosarcoma; Adult Liposarcoma; Adult Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma; Adult Malignant Hemangiopericytoma; Adult Malignant Mesenchymoma; Adult Neurofibrosarcoma; Adult Synovial Sarcoma; Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans; Stage IIA Adult Soft Tissue Sarcoma; Stage III Adult Soft Tissue Sarcoma; Stage IV Adult Soft Tissue Sarcoma

 

Last Updated: 16 Jun 2014

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