Cutaneous granular cell tumor: A case report

Keywords: FNAC; Granular cell tumor; Neoplasm; Skin

Abstract

Granular cell tumor is a rare benign neoplasm of the skin that accounts for 0.5% of all soft-tissue tumors. Granular cell tumor can affect both sexes and in any age, although it is most common in females. The common locations are the head and neck, the tongue is affected in 25% of cases but any internal organs can be affected such as soft tissue, bronchus, stomach, rectum, anus, biliary ducts. Here, we report a 58-year-old female patient who presented with a 4-year history of a slowly growing mass, with a dimension of 5 × 4 cm on her left waist, diagnosed as a Granular cell tumor at histopathological examination.

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Author Biographies

Deliya Paudel, Manmohan Memorial Medical College and Teaching Hospital

Lecturer, Department of pathology

Ram Chandra Adhikari, Manmohan Memorial Medical College and Teaching Hospital

 Department of pathology

Published
2019-03-30
How to Cite
Paudel, D., & Adhikari, R. (2019). Cutaneous granular cell tumor: A case report. Journal of Pathology of Nepal, 9(1), 1511-1513. https://doi.org/10.3126/jpn.v9i1.23384
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Case Reports