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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Lymphoplasmacytic infiltrate, xanthoma cells, hemosiderin, and calcification are seen (H&E stain, x200).
Setting the diagnosis of FEH is important to ensure differential diagnosis from other more serious conditions including inflammatory fibrous hyperplasia, inflammatory papillary hyperplasia, verruciform xanthoma, verrucous carcinoma, condyloma acuminatum, Cowden's Syndrome, Crohn's disease, and Amyloidosis.
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Demographic characteristics for NNPD were determined using benign mesenchymal tumors (including fibroma, lipoma, hemangioma, lymphangioma, xanthoma, and spindle cell lesions) as a comparison group.
1988) Preventive effect of pravastatin sodium, a potent inhibitor of 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase, on coronary atherosclerosis and xanthoma in WHHL rabbits.
1 The lesion may look wart-like or cauliflower like and may be difficult to differentiate clinically from verruca vul- garis, condyloma acuminatum, verruciform xanthoma or focal epithelial hyperplasia.
Old, overweight and physically inactive people, any condition that crowds or reduces the capacity of the carpal tunnel may initiate the symptoms; a misaligned Colles fracture and edema from infection or trauma, post traumatic arthritis or tumourous conditions such as a ganglion, lipoma or xanthoma are among the most common causes of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
A There are various possible causes of a lump like this, including warty growths, an abscess, a xanthoma (fatty mass with thickened skin) or a tumour.
2) Pathologically, GCT of the tendon sheath is a highly vascular mass with an admixture of multinucleated giant cells, hemosiderin deposits, macrophages, fibroblasts and xanthoma cells: the same histologic features as PVNS.
Ueber Xanthoma multiplex planum, tuberosum, mollusciformis.
5 mmol/l, attributable to an increase in LDL, together with a tendon xanthoma in the patient (or first-degree relative), and a personal or family history of premature ischaemic heart disease.
Pseudoxanthoma elasticum Condition resembling xanthoma that is a chronic degenerative cutaneous disease marked by yellow patches and stretching of skin.