Sclerosing perineurioma: a clinicopathologic study of 19 cases of a distinctive soft tissue lesion with a predilection for the fingers and palms of young adults.

@article{Fetsch1997SclerosingPA,
  title={Sclerosing perineurioma: a clinicopathologic study of 19 cases of a distinctive soft tissue lesion with a predilection for the fingers and palms of young adults.},
  author={John F. Fetsch and Markku Miettinen},
  journal={The American journal of surgical pathology},
  year={1997},
  volume={21 12},
  pages={1433-42}
}
This report describes 19 cases of a distinctive sclerosing perineurial tumor of the hands. Fourteen patients were male and five were female (age range 9-55 years; median age 24.5 years). The process typically presented as a painless mass and was present from 6 months to 40 years before resection. Sites of involvement were the thumb (n = 6); index (n = 3), middle (n = 4), and ring (n = 4) fingers; and the palm (n = 2). The lesions were generally well marginated but nonencapsulated. They had a… CONTINUE READING