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Foot Schwannoma

Aka: Foot Schwannoma
  1. Epidemiology
    1. Age 30 to 40 year old peak onset
    2. Rare, benign soft tissue tumor of the plantar foot
  2. Symptoms
    1. Burning pain or numbness in the affected foot region
    2. Possible nodular swelling in the region of the schwannoma
  3. Differential Diagnosis
    1. Morton's Neuroma
  4. Management
    1. Follow asymptomatic growths
    2. Refer for surgical excision if symptomatic (biopsy and histology recommended)
  5. References
    1. Angelini (2019) Acta Biomed 90(1-S): 214-20 +PMID: 30715028 [PubMed]

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