Xanthoma: Fatty deposits under the skin causing yellow bumps.
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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
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Misdiagnosis and Xanthoma
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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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