xanthogranuloma

xanthogranuloma

 [zan″tho-gran″u-lo´mah]
a tumor having histologic characteristics of both granuloma and xanthoma.
juvenile xanthogranuloma a benign, self-limited disorder of infants and children, usually present at birth, manifested by the development of single or multiple papules or nodules, which may be yellow, pink, orange, or reddish brown in color, found typically on the scalp, face, proximal extremities, or trunk; involvement of mucous membranes, viscera, eye, and other organs may also occur.

xan·tho·gran·u·lo·ma

(zan'thō-gran'yū-lō'mă),
An infiltration of retroperitoneal tissue by lipid macrophages, occurring most commonly in women.

xanthogranuloma

/xan·tho·gran·u·lo·ma/ (-gran″u-lo´mah) a tumor having histologic characteristics of both granuloma and xanthoma.
juvenile xanthogranuloma  a benign, self-limited disorder of infants and children, with single or multiple yellow, pink, orange, or reddish brown papules or nodules on the scalp, face, proximal limb, or trunk, sometimes with involvement of mucous membranes, viscera, eye, and other organs.

xanthogranuloma

[zan′thəgran′yəlō′mə] pl. xanthogranulomas, xanthogranulomata
Etymology: Gk, xanthos + L, granulum, little grain; Gk, oma, tumor
a tumor or nodule of granulation tissue containing lipid deposits. A kind of xanthogranuloma is juvenile xanthogranuloma.

xan·tho·gran·u·lo·ma

(zan'thō-gran'yū-lō'mă)
A peculiar infiltration of retroperitoneal tissue by lipid macrophages, occurring more commonly in women.

xan·tho·gran·u·lo·ma

(zan'thō-gran'yū-lō'mă)
An infiltration of retroperitoneal tissue by lipid macrophages, occurring most commonly in women.

xanthogranuloma

a tumor having histological characteristics of both granuloma and xanthoma.
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Darier's sign is not always demonstrable, especially in those with a long history of the disorder and is not 100% specific for mastocytosis, since it has also been described rarely in juvenile xanthogranuloma and acute lymphoblastic leukemia of neonates.
Since its first observation in the lung in 1939, many different terms have been coined to describe IPT, such as inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor, plasma cell granuloma, inflammatory myofibrohistiocytic proliferation, inflammatory fibrosarcoma, xanthoma, xanthogranuloma, fibroxanthoma, histiocytoma, xanthomatous pseudotumor, plasmocytoma, and solitary mast cell granuloma, indicating the complex and diverse nature of this entity (1).
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Histologically, it consists of a mixture of ceroid (Wax-like) xanthogranuloma with foamy histiocytes, multinucleated foreign body giant cells, lymphocytes and fibroblasts containing areas of necrosis.
8) Juvenile xanthogranuloma may enter the differential diagnosis of LCH presenting in the skin.
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