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March 1971

NeurilemomaA Review of the Literature With Six Case Reports

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Illinois College of Medicine, the Abraham Lincoln School of Medicine, Chicago.

Arch Surg. 1971;102(3):181-186. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1971.01350030019005

Neurilemoma is the most frequent solitary tumor of the peripheral nerves. Treatment of this benign lesion is usually by excisional biopsy. There is surprisingly good recovery in patients with preoperative neurologic deficit.