Volume 7, Issue 4 (Scientific Journal of Hamadan University of Medical Sciences-Winter 2001)                   Avicenna J Clin Med 2001, 7(4): 0-0 | Back to browse issues page

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Hemangiopericytoma, is a mesenchymal tumor originated from pericytes

   , manifests flesh-colored  or bluish - red firm , nodular asymtomatic masses in

   the head, neck, lower limbs, retroperitoneum and  etc, that grows slowly.

   Local recurrence is common and metastasis to lung  is reported.  Treatment

   of   choice    is   surgical   excision.  Before   biopsy   and    histopathological

   examination , diagnosis   of  the lesion is difficult and must be differentiated

   from other malignant tumors. In this article, a case of hemangiopericytoma

   in the frontal  area  and  left  eye  is  reported  and we reviewed the clinical

   and pathological aspects, pathogenesis and treatment of the tumor .

     
Type of Study: Case Report | Subject: Other Clinical Specialties

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