Intramuscular granular cell tumor: emphasizing the stripe sign

Eun Sil Kim, Seun Ah Lee, Baek Hyun Kim, Chul Hwan Kim

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    Abstract

    We present a case of an intramuscular granular cell tumor in the thigh manifesting a ‘stripe sign’ on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). This MR finding may correspond with the entrapped muscle fibers within the tumor, which demonstrated parallel arrangement on histopathologic examination. In addition, other disease entities characterized by the presence of this sign such as proliferative myositis, heterotopic ossification, and muscular sarcoidosis will be reviewed.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)147-152
    Number of pages6
    JournalSkeletal Radiology
    Volume45
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2016 Jan 1

    Keywords

    • Body extremity
    • Granular cell tumor
    • Magnetic resonance imaging
    • Stripe sign
    • Ultrasonography

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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