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Eosinophilic sclerosing lipogranuloma; Paraffinoma
Sclerosing lipogranuloma (SLG) is a rare, reactive lesion, with both primary idiopathic and secondary traumatic origin, composed by granulomatous inflammation consequent to injury of the adipose tissue.
Sclerosing lipogranuloma is a rare lesion, with most cases reported as secondary to foreign material injection of oil-based substances in the external genitalia. Idiopathic cases are exceeding rare (Ricchiuti et al. 2012; Ohtsuki et al., 2007; Foxton et al., 2011; Singam et al. 2010).
Sclerosing lipogranuloma can occur at all ages. In particular, if the lesion is secondary to injection of foreign substances, it is more likely to occur in young adults (Ricchiuti et al. 2012; Ohtsuki et al. 2007; Foxton et al. 2011; Singam et al. 2010).
The lesion typically occurs in male genital region.
Most common sites of occurrence comprise perineal region and scrotum, but sclerosing...
References and Further Reading
- Singam, P., Suriyani, L., Ho, C., Eng Hong, G., & Zainuddin, Z. (2010). Primary sclerosing lipogranuloma: An unusual scrotal mass. Libyan Journal of Medicine, 4, 5.Google Scholar