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Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2008 Jun;60(2):179-80. doi: 10.1007/s12070-008-0047-4. Epub 2008 Jun 12.

Myopericytoma of neck region - A case report.

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Department of Pathology, and Department of ENT, JNMC, AMU, Aligarh, UP India.


A 42-year-old male presented with a history of an enlarging painless swelling on the right side of neck for 15 days. It recurred within three months of partial excision. Immunohistochemistry showed positivity for Smooth Muscle Actin [SMA]. This newly described entity is being reported for its unusual histological features and its differential diagnosis with other spindle cell and vascular lesions of soft tissues.


Myopericytoma; Neck

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