Peripheral nerve sheath tumour

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Complaining of some kind of occasional dull pain in distal leg for last 4-5 yrs. But for the last 6 months, there is increased frequency of dull pain. No trauma. Normal x-ray.

Patient Data

Age: 56
Gender: Male

Classical ovoid lesion was seen from distal tibial nerve - proximal to medial malleolus. Adjacent posterior tibial vessels.

Case Discussion

The treating orthopaedic surgeon referred to assess the Achilles tendon, sural nerve lesion or some other pathology.

Nerve conduction test was done suggesting related findings. Patient was not treated operatively.

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Case information

rID: 9263
Published: 27th Mar 2010
Last edited: 7th Jan 2016
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