Abrikosov, Aleksei Ivanovich

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(Abrikossoff), Aleksei Ivanovich, Russian physician, 1875-1955.
Abrikosov myoblastoma - generally benign skin tumor. Synonym(s): Abrikosov tumor
Abrikosov tumor - Synonym(s): Abrikosov myoblastoma
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GCT was first described by Abrikossoff as “myoblastoma” in 1926.
Granular cell tumor (GCT), also called Abrikossoff tumor, is an unusual, slowly growing neoplasm.
Ever since it was first described by Abrikossoff in the 1920s, (1) there had been much debate about the tissue origin of GCT.
The Granular Cell Tumor was reported by Abrikossoff (5) in 1926 by the name of granular cell myoblastoma.
Granular cell tumors, first described by Abrikossoff in 1926 as myoblastomas [1], are tumors of Schwannian cell origin that may be classified as either benign or malignant.
Tongue granular cell tumor (Abrikossoff's tumor): case report
Granular cell tumor (GCT), also known as granular cell myoblastoma or Abrikossoff tumor, was initially reported by Abrikossoff in 1926 [1].
(1) The first report of granular cell tumor is attributed to Abrikossoff in 1926 localized in the tongue and he proposed origin from striated muscle cells and he termed this lesion as myoblastoma.
Granular cell tumors, also called Abrikossoff tumors, are benign, slowly growing neoplasms, presumably of Schwann cell origin.