Schwannoma of the foot

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Palpable mass at the medial sole of the foot.

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Female

T2 hyperintense and T1-hypointense lesion with intense contrast enhancement arising from a cutaneous branch of the medial plantar nerve.

Case Discussion

Other than Morton's neuroma, which is mostly fibrotic and hypovascular, true nerve sheath tumours display long relaxation times and avid enhancement.

PlayAdd to Share

Case information

rID: 15308
Published: 8th Oct 2011
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

Updating… Please wait.

Alert accept

Error Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

Alert accept Thank you for updating your details.