SYN: lipogranuloma. [G. elaion, oil, + -oma, tumor]

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el·e·o·ma (el″e-oґmə) [eleo- + -oma] a tumor or swelling caused by the injection of oil into the tissues.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • eleoma — Un lipogranuloma, o una tumefacción, usualmente causada por la inyección subcutánea de aceite. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • lipogranuloma — A nodule or focus of granulomatous inflammation (usually of the foreign body type) in association with lipid material deposited in tissues, e.g., after the injection of certain oils. SEE ALSO: paraffinoma. SYN: eleoma, oil tumor …   Medical dictionary

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