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
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Verruciform xanthoma is a benign proliferation most commonly occurring in the oral cavity.
Based on the morphology, distribution, and abrupt onset of the diffuse nonpruritic papules in this morbidly obese (but otherwise systemically well) middle-aged man, a clinical diagnosis of eruptive xanthoma was suspected.
The diagnosis based on these findings was subcutaneous xanthoma.
Histologically, there is diffuse or focal mural changes in the form of xanthoma cells (foamy histiocytes containing lipids and bile pigments), giant multinucleate histiocytes and acute and chronic inflammatory cells.
Individuals with high LDL might exhibit xanthelasma and tendon xanthomas. Eruptive xanthoma is common among cases of severe hypertriglyceridemia and lipemia retinalis among individuals with hyperchylomicronemia.
Xanthelasma palpebrarum (XP) is a form of plane xanthoma and it is the most common clinical presentation of all types of xanthomas.
Sclerosing hemangioma (histiocytoma, xanthoma) of the lung.
The absence of xanthoma cells confirms diagnosis in favor of renal replacement lipomatosis (2, 4).
The number of the foamy cells (xanthoma cells) maybe related to the VX pattern.
Furthermore, thick-walled blood vessels, xanthoma accumulations of macrophages, and abundant groups of hemosiderophages with several foci of necrosis were also visible.
Xanthogranulomatous prostatitis is a rare form of nonspecific granulomatous prostatitis distinguished by presence of xanthoma cells.
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.