Journal of Hong Kong College of Radiologists

Volume 4 Number 2, 2001

Granular Cell Tumour of the Deltoid Muscle

WC Torreggiani,1 PL Munk,1 K Al-Ismail,1 JX O'Connell,2 S Nicolaou,1 MJ Lee,1 BA Masri3
1Department of Radiology, 2Department of Pathology, 3Department of Orthopaedics,
Vancouver General Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Granular cell tumour is an uncommon neoplasm that generally has a benign behaviour. It typically occurs in the head and neck. The authors describe an unusual location of this tumour within the deltoid muscle of the arm. (J HK Coll Radiol 2001;4:160-163)

Key words : Deltoid muscle, Granular cell tumour, Magnetic resonance imaging, Myoblastoma, Schwann cell

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