craniohypophyseal xanthoma

craniohypophyseal xanthoma

[krā′nē·ōhī′pōfiz′ē·əl]
Etymology: Gk, kranion + hypo, deficient, phyein, to grow, xanthos, yellow, oma, tumor
a condition in which cholesterol deposits are formed around the hypophyses of the bones, as in Hand-Schüller-Christian disease.