Clinical Vignette Fetal myopericytoma: a rare tumour with good prognosis

Mamatha Gowda, Susheela Jaiswal, Shubha Phadke
fleported here is a case of fetal myopericytoma, investigated by prenatal ultrasound and connrmed by autopsy and histopathological examination after termination of pregnancy. On antenatal ultrasonography, there was a large, multicystic neck mass with enhanced Doppler ow in the fetus at 20 weeks gestation. Parents terminated the pregnancy and an autopsy was conducted on the abortus. The tumor was located in the neck and had numerous, large calibre vessels within. Histopathological examination
more » ... h immunohisto-chemistry revealed the tumor to be a benign myopericytoma. This is the earliest gestation at which fetal myopericytoma has been reported.