[Intraneural fibrolipoma of the median nerve at the thumb. Apropos of a case and literature review]

Published online: Jun 27 1992

J Lambert, P Ledoux, G De Brouckère, F Mathei, and V Ide.

Service d'orthopédie-traumatologie, Clinique Louis Caty Baudour, Belgique.


The authors report the case of a rare tumor of the median nerve in a 67-year-old man. They provide a review of the literature, and discuss the original macroscopic and histologic characteristics, the etiological hypotheses and the possibilities of treatment of this tumor.