paraffinoma

(redirected from paraffin tumor)

paraffinoma

 [par″ah-fĭ-no´mah]
a chronic granuloma produced by prolonged exposure to paraffin.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

paraffinoma

A tumour-like swelling caused by an inflammatory reaction to prolonged exposure to paraffin, including liquid paraffin.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
References in periodicals archive ?
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.