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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(1-3) Other non-dyslipidemia-related xanthomas include xanthoma planum, xanthoma disseminatum, linear palmar xanthomas, and verrucous xanthoma.
Xanthoma disseminatum (XD) is a rare non-Langerhans cell histiocytosis that may involve skin, mucous membrane and internal organs.