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An Official Publication of the Indian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathologists


 
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Year : 2008  |  Volume : 12  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 26-28
Hemangiopericytoma of mandible


Department of Dental Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

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Ongkila Bhutia
Room No. 4055, Teaching Block, AIIMS, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi - 110 029
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-029X.42194

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Hemangiopericytoma is a rare vascular neoplasm, which arises from specialized cells (pericytes) around the capillary walls. Only 5% of hemangiopericytomas in the series of Stout occurred in the oral cavity and pharynx. Several studies have revealed that due to chances of late recurrence or metastasis, long-term follow-up is necessary in patients with this tumor even after radical resection. We report a case of hemangiopericytoma of mandible in a 26-year-old woman, with 4 years' follow-up.


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