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Schwannoma Arising from the Plantar Digital Nerve of the 2nd Toe: A Case Report
J Korean Foot Ankle Soc 2018;22:166-169
Published online December 15, 2018;  https://doi.org/10.14193/jkfas.2018.22.4.166
© 2018 Korean Foot and Ankle Society

Jun-Cheol Choi, Woo-Suk Song, Jeong-Muk Kim, Kye-Won Kwon*

Departments of Orthopedic Surgery and *Pathology, Bundang Jesaeng General Hospital, Seongnam, Korea
Correspondence to: Woo-Suk Song
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Bundang Jesaeng General Hospital, Daejin Medical Center, 20 Seohyeon-ro 180beon-gil, Bundang-gu, Seongnam 13590, Korea
Tel: 82-31-779-0175, Fax: 82-31-779-0176, E-mail: sowoosuk@naver.com
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2749-6803
Received May 30, 2018; Revised September 19, 2018; Accepted October 9, 2018.
This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0) which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Abstract
A schwannoma is a benign tumor that originates from the peripheral nerve sheath. Schwannomas occur most commonly in the head and neck region involving the brachial plexus and the spinal nerves. The lower limbs are less commonly affected. This paper presents a case of a patient with a schwannoma showing atypical localization at the digital nerve of the foot causing neurological symptoms.
Keywords : Foot, Digital nerve, Schwannoma


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