xanthoma multiplex


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Noun1.xanthoma multiplex - 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
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It was first described by Adamson in 1905 as congenital xanthoma multiplex.