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January 1978

Granular Cell Myoblastoma: A Cause of Biliary Obstruction

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Pediatrics, (Drs Zvargulis and Keating), Surgery (Dr Ternberg), and Pathology (Dr Askin) of Washington University School of Medicine and the Divisions of Pediatric Gastroenterology (Drs Zvargulis and Keating) and Pediatric Surgery (Dr Ternberg) of St Louis Children's Hospital.

Am J Dis Child. 1978;132(1):68-70. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1978.02120260070018

• An 11-year-old boy was seen with gradual onset of jaundice. Dilated bile ducts were demonstrated by ultrasound and computerized axial tomography. The obstruction was caused by an unusual benign tumor, a granular cell myoblastoma. Cure was effected by resection and choledochojejunostomy.

(Am J Dis Child 132:68-70, 1978)