paraffinoma

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paraffinoma

 [par″ah-fĭ-no´mah]
a chronic granuloma produced by prolonged exposure to paraffin.

par·af·fi·no·ma

(par'ă-fi-nō'mă),
A tumefaction, usually a granuloma, caused by the prosthetic or therapeutic injection of paraffin into the tissues; sometimes used with reference to similar lesions resulting from the injection of any oil, wax, or the like.
See also: lipogranuloma.
Synonym(s): paraffin tumor

paraffinoma

/par·af·fin·o·ma/ (par″ah-fin-o´mah) a chronic granuloma produced by prolonged exposure to paraffin.

paraffinoma

[per′əfinō′mə]
a tumor caused by the prosthetic or therapeutic injection of paraffin beneath the skin.

par·af·fi·no·ma

(par'ă-fi-nō'mă)
A tumefaction, usually a granuloma, caused by the prosthetic or therapeutic injection of paraffin into the tissues.
See also: lipogranuloma

paraffinoma

A tumour-like swelling caused by an inflammatory reaction to prolonged exposure to paraffin, including liquid paraffin.

paraffinoma

a chronic granuloma produced by prolonged exposure to paraffin.
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Formalin-fixed paraffin tumor tissue was analyzed for the genes CTLA-4, IL-17A, IL-17B, IL-17C, IL-17D, IL-17E, IL-17F, PLZF, Foxp3, RORyt, CD27, and CD70.