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Sino-nasal hemangiopericytoma--a rare tumor.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16570712     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Hemangiopericytoma is a very rare angiogenic tumor. In the nasal cavity, it can be considered malignant. It occurs in various parts of the body but those in the nasal cavity account for only 5% of total cases. Less than 200 cases have been reported worldwide involving the nose and paranasal sinuses. Due to its rarity a proper line of management has not been established to tackle this tumour. This article highlights two cases of hemangiopericytoma (HPC), one in an adult and the other in a child, presenting as an intranasal mass.
T Vikneswaran; B S Gendeh; Vincent E S Tan; K S Phang; K Saravanan
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Medical journal of Malaysia     Volume:  60     ISSN:  0300-5283     ISO Abbreviation:  Med. J. Malaysia     Publication Date:  2005 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-03-30     Completed Date:  2006-05-22     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0361547     Medline TA:  Med J Malaysia     Country:  Malaysia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  485-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Hospital Universiti Kebangsaan Malasyia, Jalan Yaacob Latiff, Bandar Tun Razak 56000, Kuala Lumpur.
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MeSH Terms
Hemangiopericytoma / diagnosis*,  surgery
Middle Aged
Nasopharyngeal Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  surgery
Nose Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  surgery
Paranasal Sinus Neoplasms / diagnosis,  surgery

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