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Journal: International Journal of Advanced Research (Vol.9, No. 7)

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Page : 863-866

Keywords : Vascular Tumor Hemangiopericytoma Palate;

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The Hemangiopericytoma is a rare vascular tumour originating from the pericytes, which are found on the external surface of the capillaries and are thought to act as a sphincter that controls blood flow. It has a high propensity for recurrence and metastasis.The tumor usually develops as a slowly enlarging painless mass.It typically occurs in the soft tissues of the extremities and trunk, and is rarely seen in the oral cavity.15–16% are seen in the head and neck region.The most common sites of involvement are scalp, face, neck, nasal cavities and paranasal sinuses. Involvement of the palate is extremely rare and so here weare presenting a case of hemangiopericytoma of palate, its diagnosis, management and a brief review of literature.

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