Distal Femoral Branch Tumor Seen in Survey Image

Animation: Image diagnosis of nerve tumor at distal femoral branch.

A 35-year-old woman with a three year history of progressively severe leg pain was being followed for pain management after all diagnsostic evaluations were negative including normal EMG.

(A) Small Schwannoma was detected on coronal survey image.

(B) The tumor is very evident in the Neurographic axial section, but

(C) is essentially undetectable in a routine T1 image.

Nerve Tumor Information
Anterior Leg Pain from Schwannoma
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