Median nerve schwannoma

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Tingling in the hand.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Female
MRI

Inseparable from the median nerve, just proximal to the carpal tunnel, is an oval-shaped mass that is T2 high signal and T1 intermediate-to-low signal with vivid, homogeneous post-contrast enhancement.

Normal ulnar nerve. 

Case Discussion

The patient proceeded to resection of the mass and median nerve repair, which confirmed a schwannoma.
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Case information

rID: 76687
Published: 27th Apr 2020
Last edited: 29th Apr 2020
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