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Year : 1975  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 137-140

Neurilemoma Of The Upper End Of Femur-A Case Report



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P. R Chari


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Neurilemoma of bone is defined by spjut et al. (1971) as a “rare, benign neoplasm arising from the nerve sheath and appearing within the substance of the bone”. Neurilemomas of the bone can be differentiated from neurofibromas by their encapsulation and characteristic histology. Spjut et al. (1971) mentioned that there are less than 40 cases recorded in the literature. Nerve sheath tumour reports (Heard 1962, Rakshit et al.1973, White 1967) of large series of cases do not mention intraosseous neurilemomas. Since we had the opportunity of seeing and treating a patient having a neurilemoma of upper end of the femur presenting with some of the typical features, we are recording the same


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