Diagnosis of a granular cell tumour at the abdominal wall using fine needle aspiration cytology and histology: Case report.

@article{Wang2015DiagnosisOA,
  title={Diagnosis of a granular cell tumour at the abdominal wall using fine needle aspiration cytology and histology: Case report.},
  author={Lixia Wang and Fang Zhu and Hongqi Shi and Shanxian Lou and W. B. Shen},
  journal={The Journal of international medical research},
  year={2015},
  volume={43 4},
  pages={592-6}
}
This case report describes the use of fine needle aspiration cytology to diagnose a granular cell tumour (GCT) that presented as a painless, palpable mass at the abdominal wall in a 50-year-old woman who had had the mass for ≥1 year prior to presentation. Routine haematoxylin and eosin staining of the cytological smears demonstrated that the specimen was predominantly cellular; it contained both cell clusters and single cells with abundant granular cytoplasm and indistinct cell borders. Cells… CONTINUE READING