paraffinoma

paraffinoma

 [par″ah-fĭ-no´mah]
a chronic granuloma produced by prolonged exposure to paraffin.
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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.
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New reconstructive surgery for penile paraffinoma to prevent necrosis of ventral penile skin.
Four other reports described those with penile tattoos also routinely inserting foreign bodies (12,30) and paraffinoma (12,31,32) into the penis.
(31.) Pehlivanov G, Kavaklieva S, Kazandjieve J, et al Foreign-body granuloma of the penis in sexually active individuals (penile paraffinoma).
Lipogranulomas and pseudocystic cavities are characteristic of injection of oil-containing substances (paraffinoma).