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Open Access Original Research
Granular cell tumour of the breast: case series and review of the literature
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1 Department of General and Thoracic Surgery, National Institute of Oncology, Budapest
2 Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Semmelweis University, Budapest
3 Department of Radiological Diagnostics, National Institute of Oncology, Budapest
4 Hospital Pharmacy, National Institute of Oncology, Budapest
5 Center of Surgical and Molecular Tumour Pathology, National Institute of Oncology, Budapest
6 Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Gynaecological Oncology, Szent István Hospital, Budapest (Hungary)
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 2010, 31(6), 636–640;
Published: 10 December 2010
Abstract

Granular cell tumours (GCTs) are uncommon rare neoplasms that may occur in any part of the body. Approximately 5-8% of granular cell tumours occur within the breast. Although nearly always benign in behaviour, granular cell tumours of the breast can often mimic breast malignancies both clinically and on the basis of imaging techniques. This article reports five cases of benign granularcell tumours appearing in the breast, mimicking a malignant breast lesion. In addition to reporting the cases, the relevant literature was reviewed.
Keywords
Granular cell tumour
Breast
Myoblastoma
Neoplasms
Granular cell myoblastoma
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