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Table 3 Relationship between preoperative neurological symptoms and tumor location

From: Symptomatic small schwannoma is a risk factor for surgical complications and correlates with difficulty of enucleation

  All tumors (n = 131)
Tumor location X2 test Logistic analysis
Peropheral Central P value OR 95 % CI P value
Spontaneous pain
 Y 27 5 0.567 0.696 0.217–2236 0.543
 N 79 20 1   
Tenderness
 Y 46 12 0.677 1.097 0.414–2.901 0.853
 N 60 13 1   
Tinel sign
 Y 56 21 0.004 2.893 0.854–9.801 0.088
 N 50 4 1   
Numbness
 Y 23 15 <0.001 3.847 1.440–10,274 0.007
 N 83 10 1   
  1. Y yes, N no, OR odds ratio, CI confidential interval