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Painful Traumatic Neuroma After a Finger Stick

Kahraman, Sibel MD; Rezai, Siyavus M. MD; Dogu, Hatem MD; Sayan, Mehmet A. MD; Akar, Ziya MD

doi: 10.1213/01.ANE.0000149547.88277.43
Pain Medicine: Case Report

In this case report we present a patient with a painful traumatic neuroma after a finger stick by lancet. The patient benefited from surgical excision of the lesion, and her symptoms were completely abolished with additional sympathetic nerve blocks.

IMPLICATIONS: In this case report we present a patient with a painful traumatic neuroma after a finger stick. The patient benefited from surgical excision of the lesion, and her symptoms were completely abolished with additional sympathetic nerve blocks.

Departments of Anesthesiology and Neurosurgery, Acibadem Hospital Bakirkoy, Istanbul, Turkey

Accepted for publication October 20, 2004.

Address correspondence and reprint requests to Sibel Kahraman, MD, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology Research Labs, 685 W. Baltimore Street, MSTF 5–34, Baltimore, MD 21201. Address e-mail to skahraman@hotmail.com.

© 2005 International Anesthesia Research Society