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Unusually Large Cellular Schwannoma of the Foot

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  • 1 Advantage Foot & Ankle Centers, Raritan Bay Medical Center, Old Bridge, NJ.
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This article presents a case of an unusually large cellular schwannoma of the foot. This uncommon lesion of the lower extremity is described with regard to clinical appearance, radiologic evaluation (including magnetic resonance imaging), histologic characteristics, and intraoperative findings. (J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 95(2): 157–160, 2005)

Corresponding author: Warren A. Pasternack, DPM, Advantage Foot & Ankle Centers, Raritan Bay Medical Center, 3 Hospital Plaza, Ste 314, Old Bridge, NJ 08857.