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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 (zan´thōgran´-ūlō´mə),

n a benign lesion occurring in infancy, usually solitary and composed of lipid-laden histiocytes with varying numbers of Touton giant cells. In the oral cavity the lesion occurs most often on the tongue and regresses spontaneously.

xanthogranuloma

a tumor having histological characteristics of both granuloma and xanthoma.
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Xanthogranulomas in central nervous system mainly arise in the choroid plexus and most of them are located in the trigone of the lateral ventricle.
Lesions in the form of diffuse xanthogranulomas similar to yellow-orange subcutaneous nodules or diffuse red bullae are observed (19).
Perna et al (327) evaluated CD10 in clear cell mimickers, including xanthomas, xanthelasma, and xanthogranulomas.
6) The differential diagnosis of retroperitoneal teratomas include ovarian tumours, renal cysts, adrenal tumours, retroperitoneal fibromas, sarcomas, haemangiomas, xanthogranulomas, enlarged lymph nodes and perirenal abscesses.
Histopathology helps to differentiate multicentric reticulohistiocytosis from eruptive xanthogranuloma and juvenile xanthogranulomas.
Juvenile xanthogranulomas in the first two decades of life: a clinicopathologic study of 174 cases with cutaneous and extracutaneous manifestations.
Multiple juvenile xanthogranulomas in a 13-year-old.
Erdheim-Chester disease is generally bilateral and symmetric and may be associated with interstitial lung disease, xanthogranulomas in the skin, exophthalmos, and diabetes insipidus.
Because patients with xanthogranulomas can have plasma cell dyscrasias and lymphoproliferative malignancies, especially in the presence of necrobiosis, a thorough baseline systemic evaluation and long-term follow-up are mandatory.
Juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG) is a benign, non-Langerhans cell histiocytic lesion that generally affects infants and children.