Acta Scientific Orthopaedics (ISSN: 2581-8635)

Case Report Volume 7 Issue 2

Schwannomatosis of the Posterior and Plantar Tibial Nerve. Case Report

Ragnar Calzado Calderón*, José Enrique Pérez González, Alicia Tamayo Figueroa, Yanet Escalona Campos, Ingrid Quesada Villa and Marbelys Gómez Morgado

Department of Peripheral Tumor CCOI FRANK PAÏS, Universidad de Ciencias Médicas de La Habana, Cuba

*Corresponding Author: Ragnar Calzado Calderón, Department of Peripheral Tumor CCOI FRANK PAÏS, Universidad de Ciencias Médicas de La Habana, Cuba.

Received: December 20, 2023; Published: January 17, 2024


Schwannomatosis is a rare form of neurofibromatosis that has been recently identified. The genetic disorder affects fewer than 1 in 40,000 people and causes the development of benign tumors, called Schwannomas, usually in the spinal and peripheral nerves. These tumors develop when Schwann cells, which form the insulating covering around nerve fibers, grow abnormally. These tumors can cause pain that is difficult to control, usually diagnosed in adulthood. We present a 36-year-old male patient with a health history, who came to the clinic complaining of pain and increased volume in the left leg and foot with cramp on palpation and difficulty walking. A multidisciplinary evaluation was carried out that allowed us to make the clinical, imaging and histological diagnosis of Schwannomatosis of the posterior tibial nerve and plantar nerve with favorable evolution and evident improvement of gait.

Keywords: Schwannomatosis; Posterior; Plantar; Tibial Nerve


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Citation: Ragnar Calzado Calderón., et al. “Schwannomatosis of the Posterior and Plantar Tibial Nerve. Case Report".Acta Scientific Orthopaedics 7.2 (2024): 29-33.


Copyright: © 2024 Ragnar Calzado Calderón., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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