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Acute median nerve palsy due to hemorrhaged schwannoma: case report.
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PMID:  17892547     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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ABSTRACT: Schwannomas are common, benign nerve tumors originating from the sheath of peripheral nerves. In this article, a 54 year old woman suffered from sudden onset motor and sensory deficit at her first radial three fingers on her right hand. Radiological investigations were normal. Electromyography diagnosed a median nerve entrapment neuropathy and urgent surgery was performed. Interestingly, a hemorrhaged mass was detected in the median nevre at the proximal end of the carpal ligament and was resected totally. Histopathological diagnosis was Schwannoma. The patient maintained a healthy status for five years.
Authors:
Mehmet Dumlu Aydin; Dilcan Kotan; Muzaffer Keles
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2007-09-24
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of brachial plexus and peripheral nerve injury     Volume:  2     ISSN:  1749-7221     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2007  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-10-22     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101265114     Medline TA:  J Brachial Plex Peripher Nerve Inj     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  19     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurosurgery, Medical Faculty, Ataturk University, Erzurum, Turkey. nmda11@hotmail.com.
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