Neurological deficit after surgical enucleation of schwannomas of the upper limb.


We evaluated 56 patients for neurological deficit after enucleation of a histopathologically confirmed schwannoma of the upper limb. Immediately after the operation, 41 patients (73.2%) had developed a new neurological deficit: ten of these had a major deficit such as severe motor or sensory loss, or intolerable neuropathic pain. The mean tumour size had… (More)
DOI: 10.1302/0301-620X.91B11.22519

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