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

[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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Recurrent extradural hemangiopericytoma of thoracic spine: a case report.
 

Author(s): Erukkambattu Jayashankar, Shailaja Prabhala, Subodh Raju, Ramamurti Tanikella

Journal: Indian J Pathol Microbiol. ;57(4):603-5.

 

Hemangiopericytoma (HPC) is a rare tumor that arises from pericapillary cells or pericytes of Zimmerman. In the central nervous system, it accounts for less than 1% of tumors, and spinal involvement is very rare. Meningeal hemangiopericytomas show morphological similarities with meningiomas ...

Last Updated: 13 Oct 2014

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[The meningeal hemangiopericytoma: a rare intracranial tumor - about a case].
 

Author(s): Amal Errachdi, Amal Asabbane, Brice Nkoua Epala, Mariem Hemmich, Naoual Kabbali, Adama Diakité, Tayeb Kebdani, Noureddine Benjaafar

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Last Updated: 29 Aug 2014

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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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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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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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