Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery

, Volume 115, Issue 3–4, pp 240–242 | Cite as

Multiple benign schwannomas of the foot

  • U. von Deimling
  • K. J. Münzenberg
  • H. -P. Fischer
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Benign schwannomas occur very rarely in the foot. We report a case of a 46-year-old patient with multiple benign schwannomas of the foot. Eighteen schwannomas associated with the medial plantar nerve present for at least 1 year were excised, with preservation of the involved nerve and disappearence of the patient's symptoms. No signs of von Recklinghausen's disease were found.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • U. von Deimling
    • 1
  • K. J. Münzenberg
    • 1
  • H. -P. Fischer
    • 2
  1. 1.Orthopädische UniversitätsklinikBonnGermany
  2. 2.Pathologisches Institut der UniversitätsklinikBonnGermany

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