Medial plantar nerve compression by a tibial artery schwannoma. Case report

Robert J. Spinner, Bernd W. Scheithauer, Kimberly K. Amrami

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Abstract

The authors describe the case of a patient with a novel cause of medial plantar symptoms due to extrinsic compression by a schwannoma arising within the adventitia of the tibial artery in the ankle region. Additionally they provide the operative, histological, and imaging findings.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)921-923
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of neurosurgery
Volume106
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2007

Keywords

  • Adventitia
  • Schwannoma
  • Tibial artery
  • Tibial nerve
  • Vascular mass

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology

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