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Biker’s Nodule: A Perineal Nodular Induration of the Cyclist

DOI: 10.4236/asm.2012.21001    6,071 Downloads   13,754 Views   Citations

ABSTRACT

A case of “biker’s nodule” in an 80 year-old cyclist is reported. The “biker’s nodule” is caused by repeated microtrauma to the subcutaneous fatty tissue or collageneous tissue on the perineal region resulting in a perineal nodular induration.

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A. Abdullah, H. Maya, B. Henri, C. Béatrice and D. Vincent, "Biker’s Nodule: A Perineal Nodular Induration of the Cyclist," Advances in Sexual Medicine, Vol. 2 No. 1, 2012, pp. 1-2. doi: 10.4236/asm.2012.21001.

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