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Noun1.xanthelasma - xanthoma of the eyelids; occurs chiefly in the elderly
xanthoma - a skin problem marked by the development (on the eyelids and neck and back) of irregular yellow nodules; sometimes attributable to disturbances of cholesterol metabolism


n. xantelasma, manchas o placas amarillentas que aparecen gen. alrededor de los párpados.
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This patient was found to have oesophageal xanthalasma and Barrett's oesophagus on endoscopy, and was then shown to have Menetrier's disease on endoscopic ultrasound.
Endoscopic ultrasound examination showed an area of xanthalasma proximal to the oesophago-gastric junction in segments of Barrett's mucosa.
Only seven cases of oesophageal xanthalasma have previously been reported, the first being described by Remmele and Engelsingin in 1984.