A case of perineal cellular angiofibroma

Osamu Honda, Seiichiro Norikane, M. Morimoto, H. Yamamoto, M. Sugimoto, Y. Nasu, L. Taguchi, Susumu Kanazawa

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Cellular angiofibroma is a rare tumor and few cases were reported about MRI features. We reported a case of perineal cellular angiofibroma of a man in his 70s. On T2-weighted MR images, a well-demarcated inhomogeneous hyperintense mass was showed and it was gradually enhanced heterogeneously after gadolinium contrast. The mass was resected and the histopathological diagnosis was cellular angiofibroma. MR images reflected the edematous stroma with abundant collagen fibers and many small and medium -sized blood vessels in the tumor.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1898-1902
Number of pages5
JournalJapanese Journal of Clinical Radiology
Issue number13
Publication statusPublished - Dec 10 2011
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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