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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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The exam can identify the disease through visible signs such as cholesterol deposits in tendons, called xanthomas. (ANI)
Xanthomas are lipid deposits in the skin and subcutaneous tissues that arise in the setting of hyperlipidemia and are caused by underlying familial or acquired disorders.
Hypercholesterolemia and dyslipidemia in captive psittacine birds have been associated with several disorders, including atherosclerosis, hepatic lipidosis, hepatic disease, pancreatic disease, cardiovascular disease, reproductive diseases, obesity, and xanthomas. (1-4) The reported prevalence of atherosclerosis varies, but the most accurate estimation documented a 7% raw prevalence of clinically significant lesions in captive psittacine birds/ Several risk factors have been recognized, including age, female sex, concurrent reproductive diseases, and certain genera.
Xanthelasma palpebrarum (XP) is a form of plane xanthoma and it is the most common clinical presentation of all types of xanthomas.
(1) Though patients have recurrent abdominal pain and fatigue and are prone to episodes of pancreatitis, (2) the remaining physical manifestations are heterogeneous; pediatric patients may present with failure to thrive, whereas adolescents and adults may have eruptive xanthomas, lipemia retinalis, and/ or hepatomegaly.
She had no tendon xanthomas. A coronary bypass surgery was performed between the left internal mammary arteries (LIMA) and LAD.
Nonspecific cutaneous manifestations include amyloidosis, cryoglobulinemia, Raynaud's phenomenon, xanthomas, pyoderma gangrenosum, and purpura and were excluded from the study, while the specific cutaneous manifestation in MM was exemplified by secondary extramedullary plasmacytomas, seen as cutaneous waxy domeshaped nodules with variable sizes in various locations.
Each relies on documenting an increased LDL-C in an adult (usually >200 mg/dL or >5.0 mmol/L), together with a family history of increased LDL-C in first-degree relatives, or premature atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) in a first-degree relative, plus the presence of xanthomas, xanthelasmas, or premature corneal arcus (4-9).
The other types of gastric polyps included 3 carcinoids, 2 inflammatory polys, 2 xanthomas, and others.