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Dermatology Research and Practice
Volume 2010, Article ID 184125, 3 pages
Case Report

Granular Cell Tumor of the Toe: A Case Report

Plastic Surgery Unit, University of Insubria, Circolo Hospital - Fondazione Macchi, Viale Borri 57, 21100 Varese, Italy

Received 19 March 2010; Accepted 21 June 2010

Academic Editor: Masutaka Furue

Copyright © 2010 Federico Tamborini et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Granular cell tumor is a rare tumor of unknown etiology that more commonly affects the oral cavity but can also occur at other sites. The majorities of granular cell tumors are benign and present as a singular dermal nodule. We discuss a case of granular cell tumor of the fourth toe in a 54-year-old patient that was treated with conservative surgery, instead of amputation, and reconstruction with a dermal regeneration template.