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Tropical Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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Granular Cell Tumor - a Rare Tumor of the Mons Pubis: Case Report and Literature Review

U Aniebue, B Olusina

Abstract


Objective: Granular cell tumor of the mons pubis is rare. A case is reported with literature review.
Material and Method: Study of the management and outcome of a 23 year old Nigerian woman with granular cell tumor in the mons pubis. Literature review was done utilizing a Medline search for the last ten years.
Results: The diagnosis of granular cell tumor is often missed clinically and requires histological evidence. Adequate surgical excision, patient counseling and efficient follow up result in good outcome.
Conclusion: Clinicians and pathologist need to be aware of the clinico-pathological characteristics of granular cell tumors in order to facilitate its appropriate management.

Key Words: Granular Cell Tumor, Mons Pubis




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