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A Case Study on Granular Cell Tumor

Introduction: Granular Cell tumor (GCT) is a rare neoplasm. A total of 5%-15% of all cases occur in the breast. This article report a case of a GCT of the breast followed up by a review of literature. To our knowledge, thisis the youngest adult case.

Case report: A 19-year-old girl presented with a mass in the left breast. Ultrasonography exam showed an irregular hypoechoic, hypovascular lesion. Sheunder went a breast lumpectomy under local anesthesia.

Conclusion: Histopathology confirmed the diagnosis of GCT of the breast. Patient is on regular follow up and is presently free of disease. Strong recommendation of long-term follow-up.


Azza GABSI, Wafa Sbika, Yosra Yahiaoui, Fahmi Mghirbi, Amina Mokrani, Feryel Letaief, Khedija Meddeb, Mouna Ayadi, Nesrine Chraiet, Henda Raies, Amel Mezlini, Olfa Adouni and Aida Goucha

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