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An unusual localization of Shwannoma

Journal of Dermatology & Cosmetology
Kaoutar Laamari,1 Abdelhafid El Marfi,2 Asmae Rasso,1 Selma benkirane,1 Sara Dahhouki,1 Zakia Douhi,1 Sara Elloudi,1 Hanane Baybay,1 Abdelmajid El Mrini,2 Fatimazahra Mernissi1
Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Hassan II Fez, Morocco


Benign schwannomas are the most common nerve tumors. These tumors occur with predilection in the adult of 20 to 50 years, and always indifferently the man and the woman. The time of appearance of the first signs is usually long. Magnetic resonance imaging can guide the diagnosis, but it is histology that confirms it. The treatment is essentially based on surgical enucleation. Evolution is generally favorable. We report a rare case of schwanoma developed on the anterior side of the leg.


shwannoma, leg, young patient, surgical enucleation, cutaneous neurofibroma, cutaneous lesion, Recklinghausen disease, hyperintense signal, peripheral halo, nervous beams, palisades