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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 35  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 169-172

A case of primary hemangiopericytoma of liver


Department of General Surgery, Government Stanley Medical College and Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Jayabal Pandiaraja
Department of General Surgery, Government Stanley Medical College and Hospital, Chennai - 600 001, Tamil Nadu
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/1011-4564.163825

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Background: Hemangiopericytoma is a vascular tumor arises from pericyte of Zimmermann. Hemangiopericytoma arises from varies the location, but most commonly reported in extremities, retroperitoneum, head and neck, spine and cranium. However, intra-abdominal hemangiopericytoma is very rare. There are varies case report of intra-abdominal hemangiopericytoma including liver, spleen, pelvic cavity, and omentum; but primary hemangiopericytoma of the liver is very rare. Case Report: This is a case report of 49-year-old male presenting with abdominal pain for 2 months duration. No other positive history. During evaluation of the patient found to be having a mass lesion in the liver adjacent to caudate lobe, which compresses inferior vena cava. It found to be a primary hepatic hemangiopericytoma of the liver.


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