Which patient groups have the highest prevalence of granular cell tumors (GCTs)?

Updated: Dec 29, 2018
  • Author: Vladimir O Osipov, MD; Chief Editor: E Jason Abel, MD  more...
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A slight female predominance exists. The female-to-male ratio is estimated at approximately 3:2. [6]

Granular cell tumors affect persons of varying ages, and the range is wide. Most patients are middle-aged, with a peak incidence in the fourth through sixth decades of life.


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