Meningeal Hemangiopericytomas and Meningomas: a Comparative Immunohistochemical and Genetic Study.

Abstract

BACKGROUND The meningeal hemangiopericytoma (MHPC) is a vascular tumor arising from pericytes. Most intracranial MHPCs resemble meningiomas (MNGs) in their clinical presentation and histological features and may therefore be misdiagnosed, despite important differences in prognosis. MATERIALS AND METHODS We report 8 cases of MHPC and 5 cases of MNG… (More)

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