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Granular cell tumors of the larynx.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  949156     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Granular cell tumors of the larynx are relatively uncommon, always benign, and most commonly located in the posterior portion of the larynx. They are easily identified and should be differentiated from other lesions. A possible problem in the differential diagnosis is the presence of pseudoepitheliomatous hyperplasia, which overlies the granular cell tumor and which may mimic squamous cell carcinoma. Careful histopathologic differentiation is important because the laryngeal granular cell lesion should be managed conservatively, with transoral local excision usually being adequate. The histogenesis of these lesions remains in doubt, with a neural or epithelial derivation being the most likely possibility.
H L Coates; K D Devine; T J McDonald; L H Weiland
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology     Volume:  85     ISSN:  0003-4894     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Otol. Rhinol. Laryngol.     Publication Date:    1976 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-10-01     Completed Date:  1976-10-01     Revised Date:  2006-05-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0407300     Medline TA:  Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  504-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Carcinoma, Squamous Cell / complications,  surgery
Diagnosis, Differential
Granuloma / complications,  pathology*,  surgery
Laryngeal Diseases / complications,  pathology*,  surgery
Laryngeal Neoplasms / complications,  surgery
Larynx / pathology
Middle Aged

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