Current Issues of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences

Asymptomatic traumatic neuroma

Curr Issues Pharm Med Sci., Vol. 32, No. 1, 27-28

Katarzyna Wrona1, Agnieszka Mocarska2, Wojciech Wrona3
Luiza Grzycka-Kowalczyk4, Maciej Burdan1, Artur Falek1
Adrian Karbownik2, Franciszek Burdan1,2*

1 Department of Human Anatomy, Medical University of Lublin, Jaczewskiego 4, Lublin, Poland
2 Department of Radiology, St. John's Cancer Center, Jaczewskiego 7, Lublin, Poland
3 3rd Department of Gynecology, Medical University of Lublin, Jaczewskiego 8, Lublin, Poland
4 3rd Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Medical University of Lublin, Jaczewskiego 8, Lublin, Poland


https://doi.org/10.2478/cipms-2019-0006

Abstract

A rare case of asymptomatic traumatic neuroma, triggered by the performed amputation within the right thigh due to the osteosarcoma is reported. The MRI examination has shown a focal lesion at the end of the sciatic nerve, with isointense signal and weak contrast enhancement on T1-, high signal on T2-weighted images, without restriction diffusion on DWI. The morphology did not significantly change after 12 months, which confirms the primary diagnosis. The main limitation of the case is the lack of histological confirmation, since the lesion was not removed.

Keywords

traumatic neuroma, sciatic nerve, incidental findings.

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