Granular cell tumour of the brain and its cellular identity

  title={Granular cell tumour of the brain and its cellular identity},
  author={N. Sakurama and Yasuhiko Matsukado and Toru Marubayashi and Tetsuro Kodama},
  journal={Acta Neurochirurgica},
Two cases of cerebral granular cell tumour are reported. In Case 1 the tumour arose from the genu of the corpus callosum, and in Case 2 it was found in the frontotemporoparietal lobes. Biopsy and autopsy specimens were examined with light and electron microscopy, and histochemical characteristics of the granule were analysed. Tumour cells from these two cases showed pleomorphism, but abundant granules in the cytoplasm were the most characteristic feature in these tumours. The granules were not… CONTINUE READING
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