9150/3 Hemangiopericytoma, malignant


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