xanthomatosis


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xanthomatosis

[‚zan‚thō·mə′tō·səs]
(medicine)
A condition marked by the deposit of a yellowish or orange lipoid material in the reticuloendothelial cells, the skin, and the internal organs.
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Apparent underdiagnosis of cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis revealed by analysis of~ 60,000 human exomes.
Xanthomatosis. Correlation of clinical, histopathologic and chemical studies of cutaneous xanthoma.
The buyer added that it would seek US regulatory approval for Chenodal in cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis.
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In the veterinary literature, inconsistent terminology, including xanthoma, xanthomatosis, and xanthogranuloma have all been used interchangeably when referring to this disease process.
Cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis is an autosomal recessive disease caused by a deficiency of sterol 27-hydroxylase.
Agha, "Gastric xanthomatosis and cholestasis--A causal relationship," Digestive Diseases and Sciences, vol.
INTRODUCTION: Cerebrotendinous Xanthomatosis (CTX) is a rare autosomal recessive lipid storage disease first described in 1937 by van Bogaert et al (1) In 1974, Setoguchi et al.
Its product offering includes Chenoda, a chenodeoxycholic acid used for the treatment of patient suffering from gallstones and cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis (CTX), and Vecamyl, or mecamylamine tablets, for management of moderately severe to severe essential hypertension.
For example, in cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis no or almost no 27-hydroxycholesterol is formed owing to a defect of the sterol 27-hydroxylase gene (34).In an affected patient (35) we could prove the absence of 27-hydroxycholesterol, whereas the other sterols had concentrations within reference intervals.
Frameshift and splice-junction mutations in the sterol 27-hydroxylase gene cause cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis in Jews of Moroccan origin.