Granular cell tumor

Dr Henry Knipe and Dr Yuranga Weerakkody et al.

Granular cell tumors (GrCTs) are uncommon soft tissue tumors with the vast majority being benign (approximately 0.5-2.0% have been reported as malignant). 


They are often classified as benign or malignant using the Fanburg-Smith criteria (especially for soft tissue lesion) 3,4

They have been reported at various sites:

Article information

rID: 69229
Tag: cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Granular cell tumour (general)
  • Granular cell tumors
  • Granular cell tumor
  • Granular cell tumour (GrCT)
  • Granular cell tumours (GrCTs)

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