• Mario Campanacci


Hemangiopericytomas are malignant vascular tumors derived from perithelial cells (Zimmerman’s pericytes, myoid cells, see pag. 12). Rare in the soft tissues, this tumor is exceedingly rare in the skeleton.


Fibrous Histiocytomas Vascular Space Myoid Cell Reticulin Fiber Mesenchymal Chondrosarcomas 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mario Campanacci
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.University of BolognaItaly
  2. 2.Rizzoli Orthopaedic InstituteBolognaItaly

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