A xanthoma (pl. xanthomas or xanthomata) (condition: xanthomatosis), from
Greek xanthos, ξανθος, "yellow", is a deposition of yellowish cholesterol-rich ....
Xanthomas vary in size. Some are very small. Others are bigger than 3 inches in
diameter. They appear anywhere on the body. But, they are most often seen on ...
Xanthomas are lesions characterized by accumulations of lipid-laden
macrophages. Xanthomas can develop in the setting of altered systemic lipid
Feb 29, 2016 ... Xanthoma is a condition in which certain fats accumulate under the skin. Learn
about xanthoma causes, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment.
Nov 8, 2014 ... Xanthomas are skin lesions caused by the accumulation of fat in macrophage
immune cells in the skin and more rarely in the layer of fat under ...
Learn more about Xanthelasma And Xanthoma, diagnosis, symptoms, treatment
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Xanthomas occur on the eye lids, usually on both sides. They are yellow, soft,
and slightly raised bumps, and are fairly common. They consist of cholesterol ...
a papule, nodule, or plaque in the skin due to lipid deposits; it is usually yellow,
but may be brown, reddish, or cream colored. Microscopically, the lesions show ...
Eruptive xanthoma: The sudden eruption on the skin of crops of pink papules (
firm pea-sized bumps) with a creamy center. They may appear on the hands, feet,
May 15, 2013 ... Xanthomas vary in size. Some are very small. Others are bigger than 3 inches in
diameter. They appear anywhere on the body, but are most ...