An interesting case of Schwannoma left hand: Case report
Author(s): Dr. Annamalai, Dr. Agil Selvam and Arcot Rekha
Abstract: Schwannoma is a tumor of tissue covers nerves called the nerve sheath. It is a common type of benign peripheral nerve tumor in adults can occur anywhere in the body at any age. It typically arises from single bundle (fascicle) within the main nerve and displaces the rest of nerve.
Here we present a case of swelling in the left hand for the past 6 years. Increasing in size in the last 3 months. Came with the complaints of numbness over the little finder and half of the ring finger for the past 3 months. No restricted movements in the finger. Imaging done showed soft tissue sarcoma without any nerve involvement. Patient underwent local excision. HPE revealed as Schwannoma.