IPA: zˈænðˈoʊmʌ


  • (medicine) A small, yellow nodule, rich in cholesterol and other lipids, that occurs in the skin, often near a joint

Examples of "xanthoma" in Sentences

  • #Describe the clinical appearances of xanthoma planum.
  • (_xanthoma multiplex_) are seen in the same individual.
  • #Describe the clinical appearances of xanthoma tuberosum.
  • (_Synonyms: _ Vitiligoidea; Xanthelasma.) #What is xanthoma?
  • A xanthoma (or xanthomata or xanthomatosis) (from Greek xanthos,??????,
  • In some cases (_xanthoma diabeticorum_) of general xanthoma diabetes is the causative factor.
  • The macular or flat (_xanthoma planum_) and the tubercular (_xanthoma tuberculatum_ or _tuberosum_).
  • In that form of general xanthoma due to diabetes the treatment of this latter condition will materially and sometimes completely remove the eruption.
  • In a case of Sangster, reported by Politzer, although most of the dermoids, as usual, were like fibroma-nodules and therefore the color of normal skin, those over the mastoid processes and clavicle were lemon-yellow, and were generally thought to be xanthoma until they were excised, and Politzer found they were typical dermoid cysts with the usual contents of degenerated epithelium and hair.

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