A systemic 'Dumb-Bell' haemangiopericytoma

F. Tancioni, P. Gaetani, F. Tartara, L. Villani, A. Martelli, R. Rodriguez Y Baena

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Abstract

Systemic haemangiopericytoma is a rare soft tissue tumour originating from pericytes which are contractile pericapillary cells, and represents less than one percent of all vascular neoplasms. The most common site of involvement is the thigh followed by the retroperitoneum, while the paraspinal location is very rare. We report the first case of systemic 'dumb-bell' haemangiopericytoma illustrated radiologically, which mimick, a dorsal 'dumb-bell' neurinoma.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)884-885
Number of pages2
JournalActa Neurochirurgica
Volume138
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1996

Keywords

  • Dumb-bell tumour
  • Paraspinal tumour
  • Systemic haemagiopericytoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Surgery

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'A systemic 'Dumb-Bell' haemangiopericytoma'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this