Medical Reports & Case Studies

ISSN - 2572-5130

Naomi Wiens

Naomi Wiens


  • Case Report
    Granular Cell Tumor of the Breast: A Case Report
    Author(s): Garrett Fiscus, Naomi Wiens, Brynn Wolff and Yanping LiGarrett Fiscus, Naomi Wiens, Brynn Wolff and Yanping Li

    Granular cell tumor (GCT) is a rare benign soft tissue neoplasm of neural origin occurring virtually any body site, breast localization accounting for between 5% and 15% of all cases. Clinically and radiologically, GCTs display similar signs of malignancy with carcinoma, hindering the ability of a confident diagnosis. GCTs show a distinctive histological pattern of granular eosinophilic cytoplasm with S100 positivity. We report the case of a 67-year-old woman who presented with a painful palpable mass in her left axillary tail for over 30 years. Mammography and ultrasound revealed a 15-mm, ill-defined hypoechoic area with shadowing and vascularity within her left axillary tail. Excisional biopsy was performed and postoperative histological examination with immunohistochemical staining confirmed the diagnosis of a granular cell tumor. This case is of clinical intere.. View More»

    DOI: 10.4172/2572-5130.1000170

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