Translated title of the contribution: Paraffinoma

Katinka Pónyai, Márta Marschalkó, Judit Hársing, Eszter Ostorházy, Zsolt Kelemen, Péter Nyirády, Viktória Várkonyi, Sarolta Kárpáti

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The subcutaneous infiltration of liquid paraffin is still used for penile enlargement. The procedure has many complications. A late problem is the development of foreign body granulomas known as paraffinomnas. They may be necrotic and ulcerated, requiring acute, radical surgical excision.

Translated title of the contributionParaffinoma
Original languageGerman
Pages (from-to)686-688
Number of pages3
JournalJDDG - Journal of the German Society of Dermatology
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1 2010


  • foreign-body granuloma
  • paraffinoma
  • penile enlargement
  • penis
  • subcutaneous paraffin

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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    Pónyai, K., Marschalkó, M., Hársing, J., Ostorházy, E., Kelemen, Z., Nyirády, P., Várkonyi, V., & Kárpáti, S. (2010). Paraffinom. JDDG - Journal of the German Society of Dermatology, 8(9), 686-688.