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Granular Cell Tumor

"Granular Cell Tumor" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Unusual tumor affecting any site of the body, but most often encountered in the head and neck. Considerable debate has surrounded the histogenesis of this neoplasm; however, it is considered to be a myoblastoma of, usually, a benign nature. It affects women more often than men. When it develops beneath the epidermis or mucous membrane, it can lead to proliferation of the squamous cells and mimic squamous cell carcinoma.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Granular Cell Tumor" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Granular Cell Tumor" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 36 publications over 19 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2000 and 2018
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.