xanthoma


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xan·tho·ma

 (zăn-thō′mə)
n. pl. xan·tho·mas or xan·tho·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A yellowish-orange, lipid-filled nodule or papule in the skin, often on an eyelid or over a joint.

xan·thom′a·tous (-thŏm′ə-təs) adj.

xanthoma

(zænˈθəʊmə)
n
(Pathology) pathol the presence in the skin of fatty yellow or brownish plaques or nodules, esp on the eyelids, caused by a disorder of lipid metabolism

xanthoma

a skin disease characterized by the formation of yellow neoplastic growths, affecting especially the eyelids. Also called xanthelasma. — xanthomatous, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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
disease of the skin, skin disease, skin disorder - a disease affecting the skin
xanthelasma - xanthoma of the eyelids; occurs chiefly in the elderly
xanthoma disseminatum - rare chronic xanthoma of adults in which orange or brownish papules develop on many surfaces of the body
cholesterosis cutis, lipid granulomatosis, lipoid granulomatosis, xanthoma multiplex, xanthomatosis - widespread xanthomas (especially on elbows and knees); often associated with a disorder of lipid metabolism
Translations

xan·tho·ma

n. xantoma, formación tumoral de placas o nódulos en la piel;
diabetic ______ diabético;
disseminated ______ diseminado;
eruptive ______ eruptivo;
planar ______ plano;
___ tendinosum___ tendinoso;
___ tuberosum___ tuberoso.

xanthoma

n xantoma m
References in periodicals archive ?
Xanthoma, nevus sebaceous, skin tag, plexiform neurofibroma, lymphangioma, haemangioma, and focal dermal hypoplasia (Goltz syndrome) [1][2][3][4][5][6] should be considered where histology helps in the differentiation of these conditions.
Since its first observation in the lung in 1939, many different terms have been coined to describe IPT, such as inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor, plasma cell granuloma, inflammatory myofibrohistiocytic proliferation, inflammatory fibrosarcoma, xanthoma, xanthogranuloma, fibroxanthoma, histiocytoma, xanthomatous pseudotumor, plasmocytoma, and solitary mast cell granuloma, indicating the complex and diverse nature of this entity (1).
12] Bile degradation within histiocytes as a cause of the xanthoma cells has been proposed.
Xanthogranulomas, known as cholesterol granulomas, are characterized by both granuloma and xanthoma.
A biopsy of the child's skin lesion was consistent with a xanthoma.
12FATTY KNUCKLES HARD, yellow bumps over the knuckles that protrude when you clench your fist can be caused by cholesterol deposits - known as tendon xanthoma - and are one of the signs of a potentially fatal high cholesterol condition called 'familial hypercholesterolaemia' (FH).
Your GP can prescribe an anti-fungal and test your blood 12FATTY KNUCKLES HARD, yellow bumps over the knuckles that protrude when you clench your fist can be caused by cholesterol deposits - known as tendon xanthoma - and are one of the signs of a potentially fatal high cholesterol condition called 'familial hypercholesterolaemia' (FH).
XGPN is an atypical form of chronic pyelonephritis characterized by the destruction of the renal parenchyma and replacement with a chronic inflammatory infiltrate of lipid laden macrophages, known as xanthoma cells.
These tumors were previously described as localized nodular synovitis, fibrous xanthoma, or pigmented villonodular tenosynovitis.
Iverson, "Postinflammatory tumors of the lung; report of four cases simulating xanthoma, fibroma, or plasma cell tumor," The Journal of Thoracic Surgery, vol.
Lymphoplasmacytic infiltrates, xanthoma cells, hemosiderin, and calcification were observed.
Xanthoma cells (foamy histiocytes) are usually easy to find in pleomorphic sarcomas.