Isolated peripheral neurilemoma attached to the tendon of the flexor digitorum longus muscle

@article{Liebau2003IsolatedPN,
  title={Isolated peripheral neurilemoma attached to the tendon of the flexor digitorum longus muscle},
  author={Christian Liebau and Axel W. A. Baltzer and Markus Schneppenheim and Stefan Braunstein and Hannj{\"o}rg Koch and Harry Rudolph Merk},
  journal={Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery},
  year={2003},
  volume={123},
  pages={98-101}
}
Neurilemomas are benign tumours arising from peripheral nerves with a Schwann cell sheath. They are normally painless and slowly growing, rarely causing motor disturbances. Neurilemomas are most common in the cranial nerves, in the trunk, the upper and lower extremities, but may appear anywhere. Especially rare are neurilemomas of the lateral peroneal nerve in the region of the fibular head and in the foot. We present the first detailed report of a neurilemoma localized between the Achilles… CONTINUE READING
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