Multiple digital branch involvement of the median nerve by schwannoma: case report

Julia Reinke, Andreas Gohritz & Peter M. Vogt
A case of multiple digital branch involvement of the median nerve by a schwannoma is described in this case report. The benign tumor had grown for almost 30 years and infiltrated the digital nerves 1, 2 and 3. As a result the patient’s daily life activities became increasingly affected. After examination and definite evaluation of the tumor entity being a schwannoma, planning of the surgical treatment strategy included total resection of the schwannoma formations and...