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Primary CNS hemangiopericytoma presenting as an intraparenchymal mass--case report and review of literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20036458     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Hemangiopericytomas (HPC) are rare, aggressive tumours that mostly involve the musculoskeletal system. They account for less than 1% of intracranial tumours. Intracranially, they are predominantly meningeal based and are thought to arise from the spindle cells (pericytes) in the vicinity of the blood vessels. We present a case of a 69-year-old male with a hemangiopericytoma in the left perisylvian region which was subcortically located. This is an uncommon location. We discuss the case and review the literature.
Prakash M Shetty; Aliasgar V Moiyadi; Epari Sridhar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review     Date:  2009-12-29
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical neurology and neurosurgery     Volume:  112     ISSN:  1872-6968     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Neurol Neurosurg     Publication Date:  2010 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-03-02     Completed Date:  2010-06-16     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7502039     Medline TA:  Clin Neurol Neurosurg     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  261-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Neurosurgical Services, Department of Surgical Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India.
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MeSH Terms
Brain / pathology*
Brain Neoplasms / diagnosis,  pathology*
Hemangiopericytoma / diagnosis,  pathology*
Magnetic Resonance Imaging*

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