A case report of three peripheral schwannomas attached to the Achilles paratenon.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Schwannomas are uncommon slow growing tumours arising from the nerve sheath or Schwann cell. OBJECTIVE To report a case of multiple schwannomas arising form the achilles paratenon. METHODS A 38 year old man presented lumps on the dorsum of his leg. He was clinically evaluated, subjected to imaging studies and surgery. RESULTS 3 separate… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.foot.2010.04.002

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