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Hemangiopericytoma of the tongue in an 11-year-old girl: case report and literature review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8015943     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Hemangiopericytoma is an uncommon vascular tumor of unknown etiology. The tongue is the most common site for this tumor in the oral cavity. Literature review disclosed 20 cases of hemangiopericytoma of the tongue, four of which were in the pediatric population. The treatment of choice is wide surgical excision. This tumor has a high rate of recurrence and often a malignant transformation. The literature is reviewed and an additional case is reported.
O Hasson; G Kirsch; J Lustmann
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric dentistry     Volume:  16     ISSN:  0164-1263     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Dent     Publication Date:    1994 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-07-22     Completed Date:  1994-07-22     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7909102     Medline TA:  Pediatr Dent     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  49-52     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
Hebrew University, Hadassah School of Dental Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel.
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MeSH Terms
Hemangiopericytoma* / pathology,  surgery
Laser Therapy
Tongue Neoplasms* / pathology,  surgery

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