Intraspinal hemangiopericytoma: case report and review of the literature

Neurosurg Rev. 1991;14(4):309-13. doi: 10.1007/BF00383270.


Hemangiopericytoma, a tumor whose origin is controversial, rarely affects the central nervous system and is even more rarely spinal. We report a case of the spinal variety and discuss its clinical and pathological features, diagnosis, and treatment in the light of relevant literature.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Female
  • Hemangiopericytoma / diagnosis*
  • Hemangiopericytoma / pathology
  • Hemangiopericytoma / surgery*
  • Humans
  • Laminectomy
  • Microscopy, Electron
  • Spinal Cord / pathology
  • Spinal Cord Neoplasms / diagnosis*
  • Spinal Cord Neoplasms / pathology
  • Spinal Cord Neoplasms / surgery*
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed