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Primary epidural hemangiopericytoma in the sacrum: a rare case and literature review.
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PMID:  25139096     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Hemangiopericytoma (HPC) is an uncommon highly vascular neoplasm that originated from Zimmerman's pericytes which surrounds the endothelial tissue. Primary epidural HPC of the sacrum is extremely rare. We reported an unusual case of primary epidural malignant HPC of the sacrum that invaded vertebral bone and caused rectum compression in a 57-year-old male for the first time. The patient presented progressive low back pain and ribbon-like stool over 3 months. The surgical intervention involved sacrectomy and en bloc resection of the tumor. We described the clinical, radiological, and histological features of this tumor and reviewed the literature.
Authors:
Jie Liu; Lei Cao; Lin Liu; Shifang Guo; Huiping Tai; Zhixing Chen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-8-20
Journal Detail:
Title:  Tumour biology : the journal of the International Society for Oncodevelopmental Biology and Medicine     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1423-0380     ISO Abbreviation:  Tumour Biol.     Publication Date:  2014 Aug 
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Created Date:  2014-8-20     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8409922     Medline TA:  Tumour Biol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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