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Indian Journal of Surgery
Medknow Publications on behalf of Association of Surgeons of India
ISSN: 0972-2068
Vol. 67, No. 1, 2005, pp. 47-48
Bioline Code: is05009
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Indian Journal of Surgery, Vol. 67, No. 1, 2005, pp. 47-48

 en Case Report- Nodular fasciitis at the base of penis in a four year old boy
Kothari ParasR, Shankar Gowri, Gupta Arun, Rastogi Anurag, Kulkarni Bharati

Abstract

Nodular fasciitis (NF) is a relatively common soft tissue lesion and represents a rapidly growing benign reactive process. Their cause is unknown. Less than 20% occur in children. Lesions in the head and neck region develop more frequently in children than in adults. NF has been reported at various atypical sites. We report a case of nodular fasciitis at the base of the penis in a 4-year-old boy. The nodule was excised with a narrow margin. This is the first reported case of nodular fasciitis at this unusual site.

Keywords
Nodular fasciitis, Paediatric, Penile

 
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