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IP International Journal of Maxillofacial Imaging


Hemangiopericytoma- A solitary tongue lesion


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Author Details : Sangeeta P. Wanjari, Panjab V. Wanjari

Volume : 4, Issue : 2, Year : 2018

Article Page : 67-68


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Abstract

Hemangiopericytoma (HPC) is a mesenchymal tumour that is usually benign, but has definite malignant counterpart. 16-25 % cases of all reported HPC’s are observed involving Head and Neck region. We report a case of HPC on the left lateral border of tongue. The histopathology features revealed increased cellularity, vascularity with some staghorn pattern. Observed nuclear pleomorphism and vesicular as well as hyperchromatic nuclei suggest an intermediate grade characterized by unpredictable clinical behaviour. Therefore long follow up is essential. No local recurrence or distant metastasis was noticed in a 5 year follow-up period.

Keywords: Hemangiopericytoma, Vascularity, Staghorn

Doi : 10.18231/2581-3838.2018.0017

How to cite : Wanjari S P, Wanjari P V, Hemangiopericytoma- A solitary tongue lesion. IP Int J Maxillofac Imaging 2018;4(2):67-68

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