Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12530/54502
Title: Paraffin granuloma of the foreskin
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Filiation: Hospital Infantil Universitario Niño Jesús, Madrid, Spain.
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Issue Date: Jul-2020
Publisher: Wiley
Citation: Int J Dermatol.2020 Jul;(59)7:e255-e256
Abstract: This case describes a 13-year-old boy with persistent 2-cm pink penile plaque, which developed 4 months after surgical correction of phimosis. Postoperative wound care included Vaseline and betamethasone/gentamicin cream for 1 month. Biopsy was consistent with paraffin granuloma.Paraffinoma, also known as oleoma or lipogranuloma, consists of a granulomatous foreign‐body reaction to different oily external substances, especially those containing straight‐chain, saturated hydrocarbons in any part of the body. It appears as a consequence of the lack of necessary enzymes to metabolize the exogenous interstitial oil in the human body.
PMID: 31998963
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12530/54502
Rights: info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
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