Tumors and tumor-like lesions of peripheral nerves.

  title={Tumors and tumor-like lesions of peripheral nerves.},
  author={Klaus Woertler},
  journal={Seminars in musculoskeletal radiology},
  volume={14 5},
The diagnosis of a peripheral nerve tumor can often be suggested on imaging. Direct continuity with a neural structure or location along a typical nerve distribution, shape, and intrinsic magnetic resonance (MR) signal characteristics represent the most important signs in this regard. Although several nonneoplastic nerve lesions can be specifically diagnosed by MR imaging, benign and malignant neoplasms of peripheral nerves can usually not be distinguished with confidence. This article reviews… CONTINUE READING
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