INTRACRANIAL HAEMANGIOPERICYTOMA: A VERY RARE ENTITY HAVING A HIGH MALIGNANT/METASTATIC POTENTIAL
AbstractIntracranial haemangiopericytomas are very rare tumours. Their radiological appearanceresembles that of meningioma. Recommended treatment is total surgical excision, if possible,followed by radiotherapy. A vigilant, long term clinical and radiological follow up is veryessential due to a high rate of late onset recurrence along with neural and extraneural metastases.A case report and review of literature is presented.Keywords: Intracranial haemangiopericytoma, recurrence, radiotherapy, metastasis
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