Hemangiopericytoma in children and infants.

@article{RodriguezGalindo2000HemangiopericytomaIC,
  title={Hemangiopericytoma in children and infants.},
  author={Carlos Rodriguez-Galindo and Kate Ramsey and J. Jenkins and Catherine A. Poquette and Sue Creviston Kaste and Thomas E. Merchant and B. V. Narasimha Rao and Charles B. Pratt and Alberto S. Pappo},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2000},
  volume={88 1},
  pages={
          198-204
        }
}
BACKGROUND Hemangiopericytoma (HPC) is a soft-tissue neoplasm most commonly seen in adults; only 5-10% of cases occur in children. Childhood HPC comprises two distinct clinical entities. In children older than 1 year, it behaves in a manner similar to adult HPC. Infantile HPC, however, although histologically identical to adult HPC, has a more benign clinical course. The reasons for these differences in the natural history of HPC are not well understood. METHODS The authors reviewed the… CONTINUE READING
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