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Table 1 Baseline characteristics (N = 141)

From: Predictive factors for complications after surgical treatment for schwannomas of the extremities

Age, mean (range) 56 (11–84)
Male 72 (51.8%)
Tumor size, median (range) (cm) 2.5 (1–10)
Preoperative symptoms
Numbness 10 (7.1%)
Tenderness 101 (71.6%)
Radiating pain 115 (81.6%)
Hypesthesia 11 (7.8%)
Motor weakness 6 (4.2%)
Duration of symptoms, 12 (1–300)
median (range) (months)
Schwannomatosis 12 (8.6%)
Previous surgery 3 (2.1%)
Degenerative changes on MR imaging 49 (34.8%)
Tourniquet 75 (53.2%)