[Sclerosing lipogranuloma of male genitalia (author's transl)].

  title={[Sclerosing lipogranuloma of male genitalia (author's transl)].},
  author={Arnulf H Hoelscher and G{\"u}nther Rahlf and Arthur Zimmermann},
  journal={Der Urologe. Ausg. A},
  volume={18 2},
The term "sclerosing lipogranuloma" was coined in 1950 to name a peculiar granulomatous fatty tissue reaction that according to Smetana and Bernhard represents a "local reactive process which sometimes follows injury to subcutaneous fat tissue". Later other investigators have pointed out that injections of exogenous lipids probably cause this lesion. A case of sclerosing lipogranuloma in the scrotum is presented, in which paraffin hydrocarbon could be identified. As prior to the appearance of… CONTINUE READING

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