Ultrastructure of myopericytoma: a continuum of transitional phenotypes of myopericytes.

  title={Ultrastructure of myopericytoma: a continuum of transitional phenotypes of myopericytes.},
  author={Ricardo Cu{\'e}llar Guti{\'e}rrez and Mar{\'i}a del Pino Garc{\'i}a and Lucio D{\'i}az-Flores and Francisco de J. Valladares and Juan Francisco Madrid},
  journal={Ultrastructural pathology},
  volume={36 3},
The authors report the ultrastructural characteristics of myopericytoma, a recently described variant of perivascular (pericytic) tumors, mainly with regard to their myopericytic cells and vessels. Myopericytes range between pericytes and vascular smooth muscle cells (SMCs) in a morphologic continuum. The principal findings of the intermediate phenotypes are (1) elongated or annular morphology with processes of varying length and thickness (usually long and thin); (2) a continuous, irregularly… CONTINUE READING


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