Posterior tibial nerve schwannoma

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Left ankle posterior/medial aspect swelling for a few years. No significant pain. No trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Male

Well-defined ovoid lesion is seen in the region of interest.

Size: 48 x 35 x 28 mm


  • along the neurovascular bundle at a posterior/medial ankle
  • the lesion is inseparable from the posterior tibial nerve
  • the lesion is separate from tendon, bone, and joint


  • hypoechoic
  • few tiny calcification foci and tiny cysts
  • vascular          

Case Discussion

Surgical excision was done.

Histopathology: schwannoma.

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Case information

rID: 32425
Published: 26th Nov 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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