Stromal / other tumors
Granular cell tumor

Author: Elliot Weisenberg, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 16 December 2016, last major update July 2012

Copyright: (c) 2003-2016,, Inc.

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Definition / general
Cite this page: Granular cell tumor. website. Accessed December 11th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Uncommon tumor in GI tract, most common site is esophagus, rare in stomach
  • Solitary or multiple
  • Same morphology and immunophenotype as tumors of skin and elsewhere
  • Overwhelmingly benign, but exceptions occur