xanthomatosis(redirected from chronic idiopathic xanthomatosis)
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A metabolic disorder characterized by excessive accumulation of lipids in the body and a resulting spread of xanthomas.
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|Noun||1.||xanthomatosis - widespread xanthomas (especially on elbows and knees); often associated with a disorder of lipid metabolism|
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. xantomatosis, presencia de múltiples xantomas en la piel.