xanthoma disseminatum


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Noun1.xanthoma disseminatum - rare chronic xanthoma of adults in which orange or brownish papules develop on many surfaces of the body
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
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Eruptive syringoma may clinically resemble lichen planus, verruca plana, xanthoma disseminatum, granuloma annulare, papular mucinosis and mastocytosis.
Xanthoma disseminatum clinically demonstrates larger plaque-type lesions in flexures, and is associated with diabetes insipidus.