Scalp located hemangiopericytomas and review of the literature

Scalp located hemangiopericytomas and review of the literature Eur J Plast Surg (2012) 35:701–703 DOI 10.1007/s00238-011-0630-x CASE REPORT Scalp located hemangiopericytomas and review of the literature Tolga Eryilmaz & Basar Kaya & Onur Cukurluoglu & Reha Yavuzer Received: 27 June 2011 /Accepted: 12 July 2011 /Published online: 16 August 2011 Springer-Verlag 2011 Introduction superior margin. Physical examination and radiological studies did not reveal any abnormal findings. The lesion Hemangiopericytoma is an uncommon mesenchymal vas- was re-excised until negative margins were obtained using cular sarcoma which originates from the pericytes of frozen sections; the defect was then skin grafted. The Zimmermann and accounts for 1% of vasoformative tumors patient has been followed up for 4 years without relapse. [1]. They are typically described as soft, painless, slow- growing masses which can be misdiagnosed as a benign Case 2 entity [1, 2]. Hemangiopericytoma usually arises in the deep soft tissues of the lower extremities, axilla, pelvic A 35-year-old male presented with complaint of a gradually fossa, retroperitoneum, and head and neck [3]. Cutaneous enlarging mass in the occipital region for almost 10 years. hemangiopericytomas are rare except for infantile heman- A 15×8 cm in size, brown-red colored, firm nodular giopericytomas [4]. The occurrence of hemangiopericytoma mass with multiple purulent http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

Scalp located hemangiopericytomas and review of the literature

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Springer-Verlag
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Copyright © 2012 by Springer-Verlag
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Plastic Surgery
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0930-343X
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1435-0130
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10.1007/s00238-011-0630-x
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References

  • Solitary fibrous tumour and haemangiopericytoma: evolution of a concept
    Gengler, C; Guillou, L
  • Metastatic hemangiopericytoma of the skin treated with wide local excision and MGN-3
    Markus, J; Miller, A; Smith, M; Orengo, I

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