Schwannomas of the hand and wrist: long-term results and review of the literature.

  title={Schwannomas of the hand and wrist: long-term results and review of the literature.},
  author={Oğuz Ozdemir and Mehmet Hakan Ozsoy and Cengizhan Kurt and Erhan Coşkunol and Iskan Çalli},
  journal={Journal of orthopaedic surgery},
  volume={13 3},
PURPOSE To review the long-term results of 14 cases of histopathologically confirmed schwannoma of the hand and wrist treated with intracapsular tumour removal. METHODS All operations were performed under loupe magnification and microsurgical dissection, and the tumour was removed after capsular (including endoneurium) incision. Patients were assessed for any residual symptoms. Sensory testing of light touch and pain was carried out. RESULTS The mean age of the patients at the time of… CONTINUE READING


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