Granular Cell Tumor

Granular Cell Schwannoma
  • Mario Campanacci


The granular cell tumor consists of large cells with granular cytoplasm, which are believed to be related to Schwann cells. This lesion is benign, but in very rare instances it metastasizes (malignant granular cell tumor) with no or only subtle histological differences with the usual benign form.


Schwann Cell Granular Cell Soft Tissue Tumor Neuron Specific Enolase Granular Cell Tumor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mario Campanacci
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.University of BolognaItaly
  2. 2.Rizzoli Orthopaedic InstituteBolognaItaly

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