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

Anaplastic hemangiopericytoma of eyelid: An unusual location.
 

Author(s): Pradeep Ventrapati, Sushmita Pathy, Ajeet Kumar Gandhi, Seema Kashyap

Journal: J Cancer Res Ther. ;13(1):145-147.

 

Hemangiopericytomas (HPCs) are rare soft tissue tumors. The eyelid is a very uncommon site for these tumors, and an anaplastic variant of HPC in the eyelid has not been reported before. A 44-year-old male presented with complaints of slowly progressive, painless swelling on the inner ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Gastric metastasis from malignant meningeal hemangiopericytoma.
 

Author(s): Aida Khadhar, Alia Zehani, Yassine Ben Safta, Mohamed Amine Bani, Ines Chelly, Slim Haouet, Nidhameddine Kchir

Journal: Tunis Med. 2016 May;94(5):413-414.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Nuclear β-Catenin Expression is Frequent in Sinonasal Hemangiopericytoma and Its Mimics.
 

Author(s): Vickie Y Jo, Christopher D M Fletcher

Journal: Head Neck Pathol. 2017 Jun;11(2):119-123.

 

Sinonasal hemangiopericytoma (HPC) is a tumor showing pericytic myoid differentiation and which arises in the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses. CTNNB1 mutations appear to be a consistent aberration in sinonasal HPC, and nuclear expression of β-catenin has been reported. Our aim ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Hemangiopericytoma" returned 17 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: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 23 Sep 2016

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A Trial of Pembrolizumab for Refractory Atypical and Anaplastic Meningioma
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Atypical Meningioma; Anaplastic Meningioma; Hemangiopericytoma

 

Last Updated: 27 Apr 2017

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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: 1 Nov 2017

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