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Clinical Report

Cutaneous mesenchymal tumour with haemangiopericytoma-like features.

Larbre B, Kanitakis J, Sarret Y, Gavaud C, Faure M, Thivolet J.
DOI: 10.2340/000155557293295


A case of cutaneous mesenchymal haemangiopericytoma-like tumour affecting a 17-year-old male is presented. Clinical features were non-specific. The tumour was studied by light, electron microscopy and immunohistochemistry. The results of these studies suggested the diagnosis of a mesenchymal, poorly-differentiated tumour showing features of haemangiopericytoma. The clinical course after surgery was uneventful after a 9-month follow-up period.


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