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Amputation neuroma following a circumcision: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16981099     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We present a case of neuroma formation following the circumcision of an 11-year-old boy. Amputation neuroma is an extremely rare clinical finding. In the literature only a few cases of amputation neuroma have been reported, mainly located in the biliary tract, in the cystic duct, or in the main hepatic duct after cholecystectomy [1, 4, 8]. There are also few reported cases localised at the orbit, on the great auricular nerve [2], and in the neck after radical neck dissection for oral cancer [5, 7]. Neuroma formation has also been reported after digital amputation [6]. The only reported case of genital amputation neuroma is in a 27-year-old infibulated African woman [3].
E Rossi; A Franchella
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of pediatric surgery : official journal of Austrian Association of Pediatric Surgery ... [et al] = Zeitschrift für Kinderchirurgie     Volume:  16     ISSN:  0939-7248     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Pediatr Surg     Publication Date:  2006 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-09-18     Completed Date:  2006-12-22     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9105263     Medline TA:  Eur J Pediatr Surg     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  288-90     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Paediatric Surgey, Arcispedale S. Anna, Ferrara, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Circumcision, Male / adverse effects*
Neuroma / etiology*,  pathology
Penile Neoplasms / etiology*,  pathology

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