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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c) Hematoxylin and eosin stained section demonstrating clusters of xanthomatous cells (600 x).
Comparison of the risk of fatal coronary heart disease in treated xanthomatous and nonxanthomatous heterozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia: a prospective registry study.
Microscopically, prominent giant cells and xanthomatous inflammation reaction were present in the wall.
Three histopathological types of KD have been reported: proliferative, necrotizing, and xanthomatous.
15) The histological change in KFD has been classified into three stages: an early proliferative stage, an intermediate phagocytic stage, and a full-blown post necrotic or xanthomatous stage.
15) T1W and T2W MRI shows tendon enlargement with heterogeneous signal intensity and a focus of increased signal intensity within the tendon corresponding to the xanthomatous deposit with suppression of the signal on fat-saturated MRI (Figure 7).
Clinical findings include peripheral and palmar xanthomata, and possibly xanthomatous peripheral neuropathy.
It is characterized by papular and papulonodular xanthomatous lesions without systemic involvement.
Scattered mixed inflammatory cells including lymphocytes, xanthomatous histiocytes, and mast cells were observed throughout the tumor (Figure 2, C).