Granular cell tumor of the tongue in a 6-year-old girl--a case report.

@article{Nagaraj2006GranularCT,
  title={Granular cell tumor of the tongue in a 6-year-old girl--a case report.},
  author={Praveen Birur Nagaraj and Ravikiran Ongole and Balaji Rao Bhujanga-Rao},
  journal={Medicina oral, patologia oral y cirugia bucal},
  year={2006},
  volume={11 2},
  pages={E162-4}
}
Granular cell tumor is a relatively uncommon benign hamartomatous lesion occurring in almost any part of the body. The tongue and the buccal mucosa are common intra oral sites. Granular cell lesions may be found in other diverse sites such as the jaw, skin, gastro intestinal tract and respiratory tract. The histogenesis of the lesion still remains unknown. However, histochemical and ultra structural studies propose the origin of the lesion from schwann cells, striated muscle, mesenchymal cells… CONTINUE READING

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