Sinonasal hemangiopericytoma of the middle turbinate: a case report and brief review of the literature.

@article{Angouridakis2007SinonasalHO,
  title={Sinonasal hemangiopericytoma of the middle turbinate: a case report and brief review of the literature.},
  author={Nikolaos Angouridakis and Thomas Zaraboukas and Jessie A. Vital and Victor Vital},
  journal={B-ENT},
  year={2007},
  volume={3 3},
  pages={139-43}
}
Hemangiopericytomas (HPCs) are rare vascular neoplasms that arise from the pericytes of Zimmerman. They account for 2-3% of all soft tissue sarcomas in humans and they occur mainly in the musculoskeletal system. 15 to 30% of all HPCs occur in the head and neck region. Only 5% are located in the sinonasal region, where they display a more benign behaviour than in other parts of the body. We will describe a case of a right-sided HPC, in the posterior third of the middle turbinate. We will also… CONTINUE READING

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