A xanthoma (pl. xanthomas or xanthomata) (condition: xanthomatosis), from
Greek xanthos, ξανθος, "yellow", is a deposition of yellowish cholesterol-rich ....
Apr 14, 2015 ... Read our article and learn more on MedlinePlus: Xanthoma.
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.
Xanthomas. Authoritative facts about the skin from DermNet New Zealand.
Xanthomas are papules or nodules of the skin or mucous membranes that
contain lipids. The appearance of xanthomas during childhood should prompt a ...
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 ...
Dec 8, 2015 ... Xanthomas are localized lipid deposits within organs that may manifest as
papules, plaques, or nodules in skin. The clinical variants of ...
A 28-year-old veteran presented to the Wilford Hall dermatology clinic in San
Antonio, Texas, with a six-month history of a rash that his primary care physician
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 ...