A posterior tibial nerve neurilemoma unrecognized for 10 years: case report.

OBJECTIVE AND IMPORTANCE Neoplasms of peripheral nerves can be obscured, especially during the early phase. The author reports a patient with a posterior tibial nerve neurilemoma (schwannoma). For a decade, the tumor was misdiagnosed as nonspecific S1 radiculopathy and psychogenic chronic pain syndrome. The patient's presentation and initial management are… CONTINUE READING