Fetal meningeal hemangiopericytoma - Case report

Fetal meningeal hemangiopericytoma - Case report

Author Cavalheiro, S. Google Scholar
Sparapani, FVD Google Scholar
Moron, A. F. Google Scholar
Da Silva, M. C. Google Scholar
Stavale, J. N. Google Scholar
Institution Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Abstract The authors present the case of a 34-week-old fetus with a meningeal hemangiopericytoma that was diagnosed in utero by using abdominal magnetic resonance imaging. After birth, the neonate underwent transfontanelle ultrasonography and computerized tomography scanning of the head, which confirmed the presence of an extradural hyperdense lesion. Six hours after birth the neonate underwent a craniotomy, which resulted in complete resection of the mass. the postoperative period was uneventful and the newborn was discharged 7 days later. At 2-year follow-up examination there was no evidence of recurrence of the lesion. the authors have found no mention in the literature of this entity diagnosed in the prenatal period.
Keywords hemangiopericytoma
magnetic resonance imaging
ultrasound
meninges
neonate
Language English
Date 2002-11-01
Published in Journal of Neurosurgery. Charlottesville: Amer Assoc Neurological Surgeons, v. 97, n. 5, p. 1217-1220, 2002.
ISSN 0022-3085 (Sherpa/Romeo, impact factor)
Publisher Amer Assoc Neurological Surgeons
Extent 1217-1220
Origin http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/jns.2002.97.5.1217
Access rights Closed access
Type Article
Web of Science ID WOS:000179109800035
URI http://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/27036

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