Intraneural perineurioma is a benign peripheral nerve sheath tumor of perineurial cell origin. We present the case of an intraneural perineurioma of the median nerve in a 23-year-old woman which posed a diagnostic challenge. Ultrasonography was found to be a quick, easy, and effective screening tool for identifying the source of the deficit followed by MRI to further elucidate the lesion. We discuss surgical management options for optimizing functional outcomes when addressing such lesions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)286-293
Number of pages8
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2010


  • Intraneural neurolysis
  • Intraneural perineurioma
  • MRI
  • Nerve transfer
  • Nerve tumor
  • Ultrasound


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