Intracranial cystic hemangiopericytoma--case report.

  title={Intracranial cystic hemangiopericytoma--case report.},
  author={Yasuto Itoyama and Hikaru Seto and Shinji Nagahiro and Jun-ichi Kuratsu and Sadashige Uemura and Yukitaka Ushio},
  journal={Neurologia medico-chirurgica},
  volume={31 4},
A rare case of intracranial hemangiopericytoma associated with a large cyst was treated by gross total removal and local irradiation. The tumor has not recurred for 16 months, although the effectiveness of radiation therapy for hemangiopericytoma is unclear. Histological examination of the tumor specimen showed aggregation of the microcystic components, possibly contributing to the cyst formation. Hemangiopericytoma should not be classified as meningioma because of the different neoplastic and… CONTINUE READING