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 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.
Case 13 had tendinous xanthoma, appearing as slowly enlarging, smooth, and firm subcutaneous nodules on the extensor surface of the forearm and case 14 had eruptive xanthoma.
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.