alexa Abstract | Granular Cell Tumor of the Tongue: A Case Report with Emphasis on the Diagnostic and Therapeutic Proceedings
ISSN: 2471-8556

Oncology & Cancer Case Reports
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Abstract

Granular cell tumor (GCT), eponymically Abrikossoff’s myoblastoma, is an uncommon asymptomatic benign neoplasm with controversial etiopathogenia. The tumor typically reveals itself as a well-circumscribed, slowly growing nodular mass. Tongue is most commonly preferred in the head and neck region. The conventional size of the granular cell tumor is usually measuring 2-3 centimeters in its greater diameter. The granular cell tumor can taint all age groups, with a peak between 40 and 60 years. This report introduces, however, a case of GCT of the tongue in a much younger female that was totally excised. The clientele has shown up after 1, 3 and 6 months for follow-up. In the head and neck region, there was no evidence of either recurrence or metachronous clinical manifestations of any similar lesions; at the clinical and sonographicalassessment.

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Author(s): Bacem AE Ottoman

Keywords

Abrikossoff &rsquo,s tumor, Granular cell tumor, Myoblastoma, Tongue ultrasound, Liver Cancer Case Reports, Bone cancer, Skin Cancer

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