Prague Med. Rep. 2021, 122, 112-117

Soft Tissue Perivascular Epithelioid Cell Tumour: An Unusual Finding

Mauricio Bermúdez Sagre1, Christian Ospina Pérez1, Jennyfer Ortega Guatame2, Rosa Ospina Perez3, Ivan Lozada Martínez4, Jennifer Jiménez Valverde4, María Bolaño Romero4

1Surgery Department, University of Cartagena, Cartagena, Colombia
2Surgery Department, Sinú University, Cartagena, Colombia
3Medical Department, University Foundation of San Martin, Sabaneta, Colombia
4Medical-Surgical Research Center, University of Cartagena, Cartagena, Colombia

Received April 26, 2020
Accepted April 30, 2021

Perivascular epithelioid cell tumour (PEComa) is a rare mesenchymal tumour made up of clear perivascular cells with epithelioid characteristics, which co-expresses muscle and melanocytic markers with a component of spindle cells, like sarcoma and variety of other tissues. This time, we present the case of a young patient with a tumour in the dorsal region of progressive growth, compatible with PEComa of soft tissue after histopathological and immunohistochemical analysis.


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