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Neurothekeoma in the Foot

A Rare Occurrence

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  • 1 Department of Podiatric Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens, Astoria, NY; Department of Orthopedics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Astoria, NY; private practice, Astoria, NY.
  • | 2 Podiatric Surgery Service, Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens, Astoria, NY.
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Neurothekeoma is a benign cutaneous neoplasm of nerve sheath origin. This seldom-seen entity is especially rare in the foot. We provide an overview of neurothekeoma and describe a patient with an occurrence in the foot that was effectively treated by complete excision of the mass. (J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 94(1): 59-60, 2004)

Corresponding author: Gianni Persich, DPM, 42-07 30th Ave, Astoria, NY 11103-2910.