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Common peroneal nerve schwannoma, a rare cause of sciatica - Case report & review of literature

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Iroshani Kodikara ,

University of Ruhuna, Galle, LK
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Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine
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Dhanusha Gamage

Base Hospital, Tissamaharama, LK
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Abstract

Schwannoma typically a slow-growing tumour that bears the reputation of the most common benign peripheral nerve sheath tumour. Sciatic nerve schwannoma is rare (1%) tumour that can manifest with symptoms of sciatica (1). Diagnosis of schwannoma is often delayed, notably when presents with symptoms of sciatica (1- 4).
How to Cite: Kodikara I, Gamage D. Common peroneal nerve schwannoma, a rare cause of sciatica - Case report & review of literature. Sri Lanka Anatomy Journal. 2020;4(1):60–6. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/slaj.v4i1.116
Published on 15 Sep 2020.
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