Pacinian neurofibroma of index finger in young adult: a rare case report


  • Gopal Tukaram Pundkare Department of Orthopaedics, Bharati Medical College and Hospital, Pune, Maharashtra, India
  • Amey Ramakant Gursale Department of Orthopaedics, Bharati Medical College and Hospital, Pune, Maharashtra, India



Pacinian neurofibroma, Index finger, Neurofibroma


Pacinian neurofibroma (PN) of index finger (hand) is a rare entity with only few cases reported till now. Although it’s a neurofibroma but the association between PN and neurofibromatosis has not been established. We present a rare case of young adult coming with painful swelling on palmer aspect of base of index finger. Patient didn’t respond to the conservative line of management so on excision biopsy it revealed out to be PN.



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