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Orbital hemangiopericytoma in teens: A rare case


 Ocular Oncology Service, L. V. Prasad Eye Institute, Road No 2, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad - 500034, India

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Santosh G Honavar,
Ocular Oncology Service, L. V. Prasad Eye Institute, Road No 2, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad - 500 034
India
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Orbital hemangiopericytomas are rare tumors which frequently affect adults. Nearly 80% of the patients are above 20 years of age. They are characterized by a spectrum of pericyte proliferation, poses surgical difficulties because of its highly vascular nature with possible local infiltration and unpredictable spectrum of aggressiveness. We describe a teenage patient with an orbital hemagiopericytoma which was completely excised.


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