paraffinoma

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

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.
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Other reported complications include allergic reaction, mucosal necrosis, foreign body reaction, tube dysfunction, paraffinoma, and decompensation of pre-existing sleep apnea.
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).
(1.) Lee T, Choi HR, Lee YT, Lee YH: Paraffinoma of the penis.
(6.) Pehlivanov G, Kavaklieva S, Kazandjieva J, Kapnilov D, Tsankov N: Foreign body granuloma of the penis in sexually active individuals (penile paraffinoma).
(7.) Cohen JL, Keoleian CM, Krull EA: Penile paraffinoma: self-injection with mineral oil.