xanthoma

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xanthoma

[zan′thō·mə]
(medicine)
A yellowish mass of lipid-filled histocytes occurring in subcutaneous tissue, often around tendons.
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Eruptive xanthoma is characterized by an abrupt onset of crops of multiple yellowish to brownish papules that can coalesce into small plaques.
Intertriginous xanthomas are rare, but pathognomonic of this disorder.22 Patients with hypertriglyceridaemia may also develop eruptive xanthoma.11 In our study, 14 cases presented with eruptive xanthomata and one who had tendinous xanthomas in the hypertriglyceridaemia group.
Sweet syndrome 9 GVHD 11 Mass-forming lesions Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma 2 Marginal zone B-cell lymphoma 1 Peripheral T-cell lymphoma 17 NK/T-cell lymphoma 17 Mycosis fungoides 11 Merkel cell carcinoma 10 Langerhans cell histiocytosis 3 Eruptive xanthoma 5 Inflammatory lesions Eosinophilic dermatitis 1 Mastocytosis 2 Lichenoid dermatitis 4 Bullous pemphigoid 2 Folliculitis 1 Abbreviations: GVHD, graft-versus-host disease; NK, natural killer.
BARCELONA, SPAIN -- Physicians can expect to increasingly encounter eruptive xanthomas occurring in association with olanzapine therapy, Dr.
* Eruptive xanthoma affects patients with hypertriglyceridemia with a sudden onset of monomorphous erythematous to yellowish papules over the buttocks, shoulders, and ex tensor surfaces of the extremities.
They generally appear after the primary disease has developed, but may signal or appear coincidentally with its onset, or even precede diabetes by many years.10 Cutaneous manifestations of diabetes are classified into four categories: skin lesions with a strong-to weak association with diabetes (necrobiosis lipoidica, diabetic dermopathy, diabetic bullae, yellow skin, eruptive xanthomas, perforating disorders, acanthosis nigricans, oral leucoplakia, lichen planus); infections (bacterial, fungal); cutaneous manifestations of diabetic complications (microangiopathy, macroangiopathy, neuropathy); and skin reactions to diabetic treatment (sulfonylureas or insulin).11
Cutaneous manifestations of diabetes are classified into four categories: Skin lesions with strong-to-weak association to diabetes (necrobiosis lipoidica, diabetic dermopathy, diabetic bullae, yellow skin, eruptive xanthomas, perforating disorders, acanthosis nigricans, oral leucoplakia, lichen planus), infections (bacterial, fungal), cutaneous manifestations of diabetic complications (microangiopathy, macroangiopathy, neuropathy) and skin reactions to diabetic treatment (Sulphonylureas or insulin).