Oral Granular Cell Tumors Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Mar 20, 2018
  • Author: Steven Brett Sloan, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Also consider the following:

  • Verruciform xanthoma
  • Paraganglioma
  • Rhabdomyoma (extremely rare in the oral cavity) [20]
  • Nerve sheath neoplasms
  • Peripheral odontogenic tumors (peripheral granular cell odontogenic tumor, peripheral odontogenic ghost cell tumor)
  • Alveolar soft part sarcoma
  • Developmental epithelial cysts (dermoid cysts, oral lymphoepithelial cysts)
  • Squamous cell carcinoma
  • Fibroma
  • Lipoma
  • Neurofibroma
  • Schwannoma
  • Neuroma

Differential Diagnoses