Neural fibrolipoma of the digital nerve: a case report.

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, School of Medicine, Maltepe University, Istanbul, Turkey.
Journal of orthopaedic surgery (Hong Kong) (Impact Factor: 0.7). 04/2011; 19(1):123-5.
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A 32-year-old woman underwent microsurgical resection of a neural fibrolipoma of the digital nerve of the ring finger. At the 6-month follow-up, the patient had good recovery, no recurrence, and preservation of neural function. Caution should be exercised while planning microsurgical dissection on soft-tissue masses of fingers and hands. Total resection of the lesion and nerve grafting should be avoided.

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