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most common peripheral nerve tumor

schwannoma

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shooting pain on direct palpation as sx

schwannoma

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t/F low malignant transformation ang scchwannoma

t

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malignant tumors sx?

constant pain rather pain on palpation

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tx for malignant peripheral nerve tumors

radical excision

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risk of malignant degeneration of neurofibroma

10%

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fusiform nerve sheath tumor

neurofibroma

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2 most common sites of entrapment nerve

ulnar (medial elbow)
medial (wrist)

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c7,c8 and T1 + sensory of 4th and 5th digit

ulnar neuropathy

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tx of ulnar neuropathy

exision and incision of aponeurosis

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autoimmune with antibodies to the presynaptic calcium channels

ELS