Surgical management of benign peripheral nerve tumors

  • Julius July
  • Abhijit Guha
Keywords: Operative technique, Schwannoma, neurofibroma
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Abstract

Peripheral nerve tumors are rare lesions that can arise anywhere in the body and hence have a myriad of wide differential diagnosis. They commonly present as a non-specific mass which is diagnosed as a peripheral nerve tumor at surgery. While these tumors may initially be referred to a wide variety of surgeons, early recognition of the nature of the lesion and appropriate surgical treatment by an expert peripheral nerve surgeon is essential in order to minimize post-operative neurological deficits. The objective of this article is to provide a general management scheme for the most common setting of benign peripheral nerve tumors. (Med J Indones 2008; 17: 163-8)
Published
2008-08-01
How to Cite
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July J, Guha A. Surgical management of benign peripheral nerve tumors. Med J Indones [Internet]. 2008Aug.1 [cited 2022Oct.2];17(3):163-8. Available from: http://mji.ui.ac.id/journal/index.php/mji/article/view/318
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Clinical Research