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CASE REPORT

Granular Cell Tumor of Larynx in a Young Boy

PSN Murthy, Vennela Devarakonda, Bhanuprasad, M Anupama, C Sitalatha

Citation Information : Murthy P, Devarakonda V, B, Anupama M, Sitalatha C. Granular Cell Tumor of Larynx in a Young Boy. Int J Phonosurg Laryngol 2011; 1 (2):74-75.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10023-1018

Published Online: 01-12-2011

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2011; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Granular cell tumors are rare head and neck tumors and not a common presentation in larynx. We present a young boy of 12 years attending with hoarseness of voice. Clinical examination showed a well-defined lesion on the vocal process of the left vocal cord which was excised completely under operating microscope. The biopsy report came as histological surprise as granular cell tumor. The case is presented for its rarity of the lesion in the unusual site of the larynx.


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