An unusual benign multicentric esophageal granular cell tumor (granular cell myoblastoma) associated with 16 other similar tumors in the skin, vulva, breast, and tongue of 1 patient is described. There was a family history of granular cell tumors in the patient's mother; this has not been previously described. The pathologic findings and controversial histogenesis of granular cell tumors are discussed in an effort to delete the erroneous term "myoblastoma" from the radiologist's vocabulary. Granular cell tumors of the esophagus are also specifically reviewed.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|State||Published - Dec 1985|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging