Korean J Otorhinolaryngol-Head Neck Surg.  2009 Sep;52(9):770-772. 10.3342/kjorl-hns.2009.52.9.770.

A Case of Myopericytoma in the Neck

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  • 1Department of Otorhinolaryngology, School of Medicine, Keimyung University, Daegu, Korea. ckyeo@dsmc.or.kr
  • 2Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, Keimyung University, Daegu, Korea.

Abstract

A myopericytoma is a rare mesenchymal neoplasm composed of oval to spindle-shaped myoid appearing cells with a striking tendency for concentric perivascular growth. The vast majority of lesion is in the dermis and subcutaneous tissue of extremities. Very few cases have been reported in other locations. We hereby present, with a literature review, a case of myopericytoma in the neck.

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Myopericytoma; Neck
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