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- n. A sarcoma of the soft tissue that originates in the pericytes in the walls of capillaries.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
The cause was hemangiopericytoma, a rare vascular cancer.
Recognition of the presence of hemangiopericytoma in the sacrococcygeal requires an anorectal surgeon to perform the appropriate surgery.
Communication - Example • Patient referred for therapy of orbital sarcoma » Outside diagnosis: Malignant giant cell angiofibroma - Technically correct since prior benign giant cell angiofibroma » Treatment - "Giant cell angiofibroma" = "hemangiopericytoma - solitary fibrous tumor with giant cells" - Prior to advent of immunohistochemistry: malignant hemangiopericytoma - Temozolomide and bevacizumab (Avastin) Proia / DUMC 2009
Useless diagnoses » Not understood by treating physician » Does not fit into existing diagnostic or therapeutic framework - "Malignant giant cell angiofibroma" Technically correct since prior benign giant cell • angiofibroma "Giant cell angiofibroma" = "hemangiopericytoma -