Sinonasal - Type Hemangiopericytoma of Nasal Cavity: A Rare Neoplasm- Case Report with a Brief Review of LiteratureRanjini Kudva1, Swati Sharma1*, Rajesh Gurijala1, and Deepak Ranjan Nayak2
- Department of Pathology, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Karnataka, India.
- Department of ENT and Head and Neck Surgery, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Karnataka, India.
Sinonasal type hemangiopericytoma, now called as glomangiopericytoma is a rare neoplasm arising from the pericytes surrounding the capillaries. It accounts for less than 0.5% of all sinonasal tumors. This tumor is different from conventional soft tissue hemangiopericytoma and hence considered as a distinct entity. It behaves in a benign fashion. Local excision with regular post-operative follow-up is recommended. We present a case of this rare tumor in a 55 yr male with its clinicopathologic and immunohistochemical features