Paraffinoma of lips and oral mucosa: Case report and brief review of the literature

@inproceedings{Friedrich2014ParaffinomaOL,
  title={Paraffinoma of lips and oral mucosa: Case report and brief review of the literature},
  author={Reinhard Edgar Friedrich and Jozef Zustin},
  booktitle={GMS Interdisciplinary plastic and reconstructive surgery DGPW},
  year={2014}
}
Interstitial application of paraffin in plastic and reconstructive surgery is obsolete due to the development of permanent and extensive foreign body granulomas at the site of application. These granulomas can cause severe physical impairment and develop their own prognostic worth. Furthermore, the disperse oil droplets are not a locally stable suspension. Therefore, the desired aesthetic aspect can get lost in the course of a potential dislocation of the suspension. In addition, the… CONTINUE READING

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