Urgent surgical management of congenital intracranial hemangiopericytoma in a preterm neonate
AuthorYimaz Semerci S.
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Hemangiopericytoma is a rare mesenchymal tumor originating from capillary pericytes, known as Zimmermann pericytes. The adult form is not uncommon and generally malignant but tumor is found rarely in children. Here we describe an intracranial hemangiopericytoma in a preterm newborn whose had the tumor resected successfully shortly after birth. © 2017 The Neurosurgical Foundation