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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Fibrous xanthoma of synovium (giant-cell tumor of tendon sheath, pigmented nodular synovitis).