A case of schwannoma of the common peroneal nerve in the knee

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Tayyar Taylan Öz
Birol Aktaş
Korhan Özkan
Burak Özturan
Bulent Kilic
Murat Demiroğlu *
(*) Corresponding Author:
Murat Demiroğlu | drmuratdemiroglu@gmail.com

Abstract

Schwannomas are benign neurogenic tumors of peripheral nerves that originate from neural sheath. The aim of this case report is to bring to mind the schwannoma in the patient with knee pain. A 39-year-old woman presented with a complaint of knee pain of three months history. After surgical intervention, the patient’s complaints completely disappeared in the post-operative period. This should come to mind in the differential diagnosis of knee pain.

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Murat Demiroğlu, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, İstanbul Medeniyet University, Göztepe Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul

Orthopaedic Staff Surgeon