Perivascular epithelioid cell tumor of the rectum: report of a case and review of the literature


We report a case of perivascular epithelioid cell tumor arising in the rectum of a 55-year-old woman. The tumor was treated by transanal endoscopic microsurgery. After 1 year follow-up, the patient is alive with no radiologic or endoscopic evidence of recurrence. Perivascular epithelioid cell tumor is a rare mesenchymal tumor characterized by co-expression… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1477-7819-12-12

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