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Granular cell tumor of uncertain malignant potential.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9188986     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Granular cell tumor is an uncommon soft-tissue tumor that is usually benign and readily treated with complete resection. Malignant granular cell tumors are perhaps the rarest of all soft-tissue tumors, and they commonly metastasize to regional lymph nodes and the lungs. We present a case of granular cell tumor that exhibited both gross and microscopic features suggestive of malignancy without evidence of metastasis through a relatively short 16 months of follow-up and review the literature pertaining to granular cell tumors of uncertain malignant potential.
G M Menaker; J R Sanger
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of plastic surgery     Volume:  38     ISSN:  0148-7043     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Plast Surg     Publication Date:  1997 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-08-12     Completed Date:  1997-08-12     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7805336     Medline TA:  Ann Plast Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  658-60     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Dermatology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Abdominal Neoplasms / pathology*,  surgery
Diagnosis, Differential
Fascia / pathology,  surgery
Granular Cell Tumor / pathology*,  surgery
Middle Aged
Rectus Abdominis / pathology,  surgery
Soft Tissue Neoplasms / pathology*,  surgery

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