granular cell myoblastoma

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gran·u·lar cell my·o·blas·to·ma

obsolete term for granular cell tumor.


made up of or marked by the presence of granules or grains.

granular casts
homogeneous urinary casts with a granular structure; composed of fractions of serum proteins.
granular cell myoblastoma
rare tumor at the base of the tongue of the dog.
granular cell tumor
a benign, circumscribed, tumor-like lesion of soft tissue, particularly of the lung of the horse, tongue of dogs, skin and muscle, composed of large cells with prominent granular cytoplasm; considered by some to arise from myoblasts (myoblastoma) and by others from neurogenic elements (granular cell schwannoma).
granular layer
see stratum granulosum.
granular reticulum
rough-surfaced endoplasmic reticulum.
granular vaginitis
spherical, 1 mm diameter nodules on the vulvar mucosa of the cow and the penile skin of the bull. Appears to be a nonspecific hyperplasia of lymphoid tissue, but linked anecdotally with Mycoplasma spp. Called also granular vulvovaginitis.
granular venereal disease
see granular vaginitis (above).
granular vulvitis
part of a venereal disease caused by Ureaplasma diversum in cattle; other signs include embryonic death, abortion, dead or weak calves.
granular vulvovaginitis
see granular vaginitis (above).


a benign circumscribed tumor-like lesion of soft tissue.

granular cell myoblastoma
see granular cell myoblastoma.
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Polyhydramnios caused by giant alveolar granular cell myoblastoma.
Granular cell tumor (GCT), described in 1926 by Abrikossoff, (1) was originally thought to be a muscle tumor and named granular cell myoblastoma.
1) Granular cell tumor was first described by Abrikossoff (2) in 1926 as granular cell myoblastoma, assuming a myogenic origin.