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Traumatic neuroma of the penis

  • Author(s): Hoverson, Kara R;
  • Sasaki, Geoffrey T;
  • Wohltmann, Wendi E
  • et al.

Traumatic neuromas are tumors produced by a reactive process to regenerate injured nerves that result in a disordered proliferation of nerve bundles.  These tumors are usually related to previous surgery or trauma. We describe a case of traumatic neuroma on the penis of a 24-year-old man; the tumor was initially suspected to be a condyloma.  A shave biopsy was both diagnostic and curative.

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