Volume 7 Issue 3 (March, 2019)

Case Reports

Hemangiopericytoma of Buccal Mucosa- A Case Report
Nitin Bhagat, Tapas Mukherjee, Rohit Sharma, Sachin Kumar, Prabhakar Gupta, Rajat Gupta, Aastha Sharma

A Hemangio-pericytoma (HPC) is a soft tissue sarcoma that originates in the pericytes in the walls of capillaries. It was described by Stout and Murray in 1942. It appears as a painless mass and is observed mainly in the sixth and seventh decades of life. It is an unknown occurrence in head and neck region. We report a 32-year-old female who presented with a hemangiopericytoma in the left buccal mucosa.
Key words: Solitary fibrous tumor, Buccal mucosa, Cheek, vascular, pericytoma.

Received: 4 February, 2019                               Revised: 25 February, 2019                     Accepted: 26 February, 2019
Corresponding author: Dr. Sachin Kumar, Reader, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery,  Sharda School of Dental Sciences, Sharda University, Knowledge Park IV, Greater Noida, U.P., India

This article may be cited as: Bhagat N, Mukherjee T, Sharma R, Kumar S, Gupta P, Gupta R, Sharma A. Hemangiopericytoma of Buccal Mucosa- A Case Report. J Adv Med Dent Scie Res 2019;7(3):21-23.

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