oleogranuloma


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lip·o·gran·u·lo·ma

(lip'ō-gran'yū-lō'mă),
A nodule or focus of granulomatous inflammation (usually of the foreign-body type) in association with lipid material deposited in tissues, for example, after the injection of certain oils.
See also: paraffinoma.

oleogranuloma

An obsolete term for:
(1) Lipogranuloma, see there;  
(2) Paraffinoma, see there.

oleogranuloma

(ō″lē-ō-grăn″ū-lō′mă) [″ + L. granulum, little grain, + Gr. oma, tumor]
A granuloma caused by continuous contact with oil, or at sites of subcutaneous injection of oily substances.