9150/3 Hemangiopericytoma, malignant


Definitions

Connective, subcutaneous and other soft tissues
ICD-O-3 topography code: C49
ICD10: C49
           

An uncommon malignant neoplasm arising from pericytes. The biologic behavior of hemangiopericytoma cannot always be predicted from the morphologic features. The 5- and 10-year survival rates of malignant hemangiopericytomas have been reported to be 40% and 29% respectively 1
 
Mills SE, Carter D, Greenson JK, Oberman HA, Reuter VE
Sternberg's Diagnostic Surgical Pathology
4th Edition
Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins: Philadelphia 2004



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