A neuroma is a small knot of nerve endings, which can form when a nerve has been cut.


What causes a neuroma?

A neuroma is really an attempt by the damaged nerve to heal itself, but something goes wrong with its attempts. A neuroma can form in the tissues around the knee after an injury or after knee surgery.


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Saphenous Neuroma.

Neuroma under the patella's skin?

Saphenous Neuroma


Ultrasound-guided Saphenous Nerve Block for Saphenous Neuralgia after Knee Surgery: Two Case Reports and Review of Literature. Batistaki C, Saranteas T, Chloros G and Savvidou O. Indian J Orthop. 2019 Jan-Feb; 53(1): 208–212.

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