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CASE REPORT
Year : 2010  |  Volume : 53  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 327-328

Congenital granular cell tumor of the alveolar ridge


Department of Pathology, GSVM Medical College, Kanpur, India

Correspondence Address:
Meetu Dhingra
Department of Pathology, Nizamís Institute of Medical Sciences, Punjagutta, Hyderabad
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0377-4929.64315

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Congenital epulis or neonatal granular cell tumor is a tumor whose histogenesis has long been debated. It is dissimilar to other granular cell tumors; the latter having derivation from Schwann cells and hence being S-100 positive. We report a case of congenital granular cell tumor in a newborn female child that was uneventfully operated. The case is reported here because of its rarity.


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