Perineural fat grafting in the treatment of painful neuromas.

  title={Perineural fat grafting in the treatment of painful neuromas.},
  author={Luca Vaienti and R Gazzola and Federico Villani and Pier Camillo Parodi},
  journal={Techniques in hand & upper extremity surgery},
  volume={16 1},
Treatment of painful neuromas of the upper limb has been largely debated. The current surgical treatments spare from simple neuroma excision to proximal nerve stump relocation (into muscles, veins, and bones). Perineural fat grafting consists of neuroma excision and the creation of an autologous adipose graft wrapped around the proximal nerve stump. This technique should be prescribed to those patients suffering from terminal neuromas or neuromas in which functional reconstruction is… CONTINUE READING