DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2349-3291.ijcp20160177

Infantile hemangiopericytoma with recurrence: a case report

Durgashankar Jaipal, Sunita Kulhari, Mohit Gupta, Neelu Gupta

Abstract


Infantile hemangiopericytoma is rare vascular tumour in infant. These tumour usually solid, occur in the subcutaneous tissues of head and neck. Mainly it has a benign behaviour but recurrence and metastasis also seen. Herein, we report on one full term female child, delivered with a nodular swelling present behind the right ear. Complete surgical excision with safety margins was performed for the lesion. Histological examination of the lesion showed picture of infantile hemangiopericytoma. There is evidence of local recurrence present, nodular swelling reoccur at excision site and gradually increase in size and become 15×13×11 cm size. After twenty days child has died.


Keywords


Infantile, Hemangiopericytoma, Vascular, Recurrence

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