Intraneural lipoma associated with a branch of the superficial peroneal nerve.J Foot Ankle Surg. 2008 Nov-Dec; 47(6):576-8.JF
Intraneural lipoma is a hamartoma that may involve various nerves, although its association with the superficial peroneal nerve is extremely rare. In this article, we describe the case of a young female with an intraneural lipoma localized to the superficial peroneal nerve. Also highlighted is the importance of meticulous clinical examination in order to accurately diagnose the entity so as to avoid expensive diagnostic imaging investigations.