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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Xanthoma disseminatum: case report and mini-review of the literature.
Xanthoma disseminatum (XD) is a rare non-familial disease, characterized by proliferation of histiocytic cells in which lipid deposition is a secondary event.
Xanthoma disseminatum: A progressive case with multisystem involvement.