Authors : Dr.Chityala Chandrika; Dr.G.Siva Prasad; Dr.K.Kishore
Volume/Issue : Volume 8 - 2023, Issue 2 - February
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DOI : https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7664544
Hemangiopericytoma is a soft tissue tumor which is
derived from mesenchymal cells with differentiation of
pericytes. It represents a limited proportion of tumors in
head and neck and most commonly occurs in sinonasal
A case of sinonasal hemangioperictyoma of 75years
male patient admitted. He presented with symptoms of
frequent episodes of epistaxis, foul smelling nasal discharge.
A purple vascular lobulated mass filled in both nasal
cavities. The tumor removed en-bloc by endoscopic
Post-operative histopathological and
immunohistochemistry examinations confirmed sinonasal
hemangiopericytoma. No recurrences seen both
endoscopically and radiologically in 3year post-operative
Hemangiopericytoma is vascular tumor of uncommon
variation, its biological behavior prediction is difficult based
on histopathalogical examination alone.
Immunohistochemistry is helpful to diagnose the tumor.