Primary intradural hemangiopericytoma with intramedullary invasion.

  title={Primary intradural hemangiopericytoma with intramedullary invasion.},
  author={Chiang-Wei Chou and Sanford P. C. Hsu and Shih-Chieh Lin and Min-Hsiung Chen and Yang-Hsin Shih and L. -S. Lee and Chun-Fu Lin},
  journal={Journal of the Chinese Medical Association : JCMA},
  volume={72 10},
Hemangiopericytoma (HPC) is a rare tumor of the central nervous system and is usually found intracranially. Intraspinal HPCs are very rare and mostly involve the extradural bony structures. Primary intradural HPC has only been reported in 10 cases, all of which occurred in the extramedullary region. Intramedullary invasion has never been reported. Here, we describe a case of primary intradural HPC of the thoracic spine that presented initially with paresthesia and paraplegia of both legs… CONTINUE READING


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