A case of schwannoma of the common peroneal nerve in the knee

OZ T. T. , Aktas B., ÖZKAN K. , özturan B., Kilic B., demiroğlu M.

ORTHOPEDIC REVIEWS, vol.9, no.1, pp.19-20, 2017 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 9 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.4081/or.2017.6825
  • Title of Journal : ORTHOPEDIC REVIEWS
  • Page Numbers: pp.19-20


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.