Korean J Spine.  2012 Sep;9(3):275-277. 10.14245/kjs.2012.9.3.275.

Granular Cell Tumor of Brachial Plexus Mimicking Nerve Sheath Tumor: A Case Report

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  • 1Department of Neurosurgery, Ajou University School of Medicine, Suwon, Korea. shkim709@ajou.ac.kr

Abstract

Primary tumors of the brachial plexus region are rare and granular cell tumors arising from the brachial plexus region is an extremely rare disease. We present a case of granular cell tumor arising from of the brachial plexus which appeared to be a usual presentation of nerve sheath tumor before the pathological confirmation. We report a granular cell tumor of the brachial plexus with literature review. Total resection is important for good clinical outcome and prognosis in the treatment of granular cell tumor.

Keyword

Granular cell tumor; Brachial plexus

MeSH Terms

Brachial Plexus
Granular Cell Tumor
Prognosis
Rare Diseases
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