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THE JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
A Journal on Cardiac, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery
Indexed/Abstracted in: BIOSIS Previews, Current Contents/Clinical Medicine, EMBASE, PubMed/MEDLINE, Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch), Scopus
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The Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery 1998 October;39(5):577-81
Hemangiopericytoma ischiorectal. Report of a case
Espinosa A., Berga C., Martin-Paredero V., Sanchez V., Diaz J., Segura J., Escuder J., Barbod A.
University Hospital Joan XXIII of Tarragona Tarragona, Spain
Hemangiopericytoma (HP) is a rare tumoral neoplasm of the soft tissues. Here, we report a case of HP that appeared in a young woman in a very uncommon location (perianal). Initially it was considered as a perianal abscess: arteriography, CT-scan and, eventually, histological studies, confirmed the diagnosis of HP. The tumoral mass was first embolized and thereafter was resected through a double approach (abdominal and perineal). One and a half years after surgery, the patient remains asymptomatic.