A Case of Schwannoma of the Common Peroneal Nerve in the Kne
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Schwannomas are benign neurogenic tumors of peripheral nerves that originate from neural sheath. The aim of this case report is to bring to mind the schwannoma in the patient with knee pain. A 39-year-old woman presented with a complaint of knee pain of three months history. After surgical intervention, the patient’s complaints completely disappeared in the post-operative period. This should come to mind in the differential diagnosis of knee pain.

Case Report
A 39-year-old woman presented with a complaint of knee pain of three months history. Physical examination revealed a palpable mass on the peroneal nerve and numbness around the deep peroneal nerve. Routine laboratory diagnostic tests and x-rays showed no specific findings. Therefore, an MRI scan was obtained.

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