Glomangiopericytoma: A Rare Sinonasal Neoplasm

Keywords: glomangiopericytoma, paranasal sinus neoplasms, intranasal neoplasms, sinonasal hemangiopericytoma-like tumor

Abstract

Glomangiopericytoma is a rare neoplasm of the nasal and paranasal sinuses comprising less than 1% of all tumors of the said region. We report of a 59-year-old hypertensive male who presented with epistaxis. CT scan findings showed a mass in the right nasal cavity with extension into the ethmoid and sphenoid sinuses. Histopathologic diagnosis was glomangiopericytoma confirmed with immunohistochemistry studies. Prognosis is favorable with complete resection of tumor and long-term monitoring.

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Author Biography

Karen Damian, University of the Philippines – Philippine General Hospital

Department of Laboratories

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Published
2022-04-05
How to Cite
Damian, K., & Alegata, R. (2022). Glomangiopericytoma: A Rare Sinonasal Neoplasm. PJP, 7(1). Retrieved from https://philippinejournalofpathology.org/index.php/PJP/article/view/285