Histogenesis of Abrikossoff tumour of the oral cavity.

  title={Histogenesis of Abrikossoff tumour of the oral cavity.},
  author={F Haikal and Jp Maceira and Ep Dias and M{\'a}rcia Ramos-E-Silva},
  journal={International journal of dental hygiene},
  volume={8 1},
BACKGROUND Abrikossoff or granular cell tumour (GCT) is a relatively rare neoplasia, benign in most of the cases. It may occur in any part of the human body, but it has an oral location in 70% of the cases. Its origin has been discussed for decades, and it is not yet definitively determined. Immunohistochemical techniques suggest its origin in the Schwann cells, while more recent studies with new markers indicate an origin related to neuroendocrine cells. OBJECTIVE Contribute to the… CONTINUE READING


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Histogenesis of Abrikossoff tumour

  • Haikal
  • Int J Dent Hygiene
  • 2010

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