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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Affected patients present with chylomicronemia, eruptive xanthomas, lipemia retinalis, hepatosplenomegaly, and recurrent attacks of pancreatitis, which may ultimately lead to chronic pancreatic insufficiency.
usually bouts of abdominal pain and/or eruptive xanthomas, are at variance with other reports.
5- to 1-cm atrophic scars on shins Eruptive xanthomas Small, yellow papules on buttocks and shoulders Granuloma annulare Widespread annular pinkish-purple plaques Infections Recurrent yeast or bacterial infections Necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum Orange-yellow atrophic patches on shins Neuropathic foot ulcers Well-circumscribed "punched-out" ulcers Scleredema Induration of skin on upper back and shoulders Table 2.