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Xanthoma

Xanthoma: Introduction

Xanthoma: Fatty deposits under the skin causing yellow bumps. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Xanthoma is available below.

Symptoms of Xanthoma

  • Fatty deposits under the skin
  • Yellow bumps on the skin
  • Eyelid yellow lumps (xanthelasma)
  • Yellow lumps on joints
  • Yellow lumps on elbow
  • more symptoms...»

Treatments for Xanthoma

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Xanthoma: Related Patient Stories

Xanthoma: Deaths

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Xanthoma: Complications

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Causes of Xanthoma

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Disease Topics Related To Xanthoma

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Misdiagnosis and Xanthoma

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Xanthoma: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Xanthoma: Animations

Research about Xanthoma

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Clinical Trials for Xanthoma

The US based website ClinicalTrials.gov lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

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Xanthoma: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Xanthoma:

A benign fibrohistiocytic neoplasm characterized by a localized collection of histiocytes containing lipid. Xanthomas usually occur in the skin and subcutaneous tissues, but occasionally they may involve the deep soft tissues. -- 2003 - (Source - Diseases Database)

A skin problem marked by the development (on the eyelids and neck and back) of irregular yellow nodules; sometimes attributable to disturbances of cholesterol metabolism - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

 

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