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Marilda Aparecida Milanez Morgado de Abreu ;Jornal Brasileiro de Patologia e Medicina Laboratorial 2014, 50 5

Author: Luciana Leite Crivelin

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Jornal Brasileiro de Patologia e Medicina Laboratorial ISSN: 1676-2444 jbpml@sbpc.org.br,adagmar.andriolo@g mail.com Sociedade Brasileira de Patologia Clínica-Medicina Laboratorial Brasil Leite Crivelin, Luciana; Milanez Morgado de Abreu, Marilda Aparecida Abrikossoff’s tumor: report of a rare tumor and its unusual vulvar location Jornal Brasileiro de Patologia e Medicina Laboratorial, vol.
50, núm.
5, septiembreoctubre, 2014, pp.
371-373 Sociedade Brasileira de Patologia Clínica-Medicina Laboratorial Rio de Janeiro, Brasil Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=393541984010 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative case report Abrikossoff’s tumor: report of a rare tumor and its unusual vulvar location Tumor de Abrikossoff: relato de tumor raro e de localização incomum na vulva Luciana Leite Crivelin1; Marilda Aparecida Milanez Morgado de Abreu2 abstract The first report of granulosa cell tumor occurred in 1926, by Abrikossoff, after whom it was named “Abrikossoff’s tumor”.
It is a benign, uncommon neoplasm, most frequently observed in the head, neck and tongue, being found in the vulva only in 6%-7% of the cases.
Its histogenesis is uncertain, probably linked to Schwann cells.
The treatment is surgical, with good prognosis.
Relapses may occur, and there are descriptions of malignant transformation in the literature.
The objective of this paper is to describe a case of granular cell tumor located in the vulva. Key words: vulva; vulvar disease; vulvar neoplasms; granular cell tumor. Introduction The granulosa cell tumor, also known as Abrikossoff’s tumor or granular cell schwannoma, is a rare benign neoplasm that occurs preferably in adults (30-50 years), Blacks, and women, in the proportion ...





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