An unusual localization of intraosseous schwannoma: the hamate bone

  • Volkan Gurkan | volgur@hotmail.com Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Bezmialem Vakif University, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Cavide Sonmez Department of Pathology, Bezmialem Vakif University, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Ayse Aralasmak Department of Radiology, Bezmialem Vakif University, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Fatih Yildiz Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Bezmialem Vakif University, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Ozgur Erdogan Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Haydarpasa Numune Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.

Abstract

Intraosseous schwannoma of the hamate bone presented in this case is a very rare benign tumor, and its diagnosis combined with clinical, imaging and needle biopsy is important to guide further therapy. The diagnosis of schwannoma of the hamate was proved histologically following its surgical treatment by curettage.

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2017-02-23
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Case Reports
Keywords:
Hamate, schwannoma, bony shwannoma, intraosseous.
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Gurkan, V., Sonmez, C., Aralasmak, A., Yildiz, F., & Erdogan, O. (2017). An unusual localization of intraosseous schwannoma: the hamate bone. Clinics and Practice, 7(1). https://doi.org/10.4081/cp.2017.920