petrolatoma

petrolatoma

An obsolete term for a circumscribed inflammatory reaction to petrolatum.
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petrolatoma

(pĕt″rō-lă-tō′mă) [L. petrolatum, petroleum]
A tumor or swelling caused by the introduction of liquid petrolatum under the skin.
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