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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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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.
Xanthogranulomas associated with hematologic malignancy in adulthood.
Severe congenital systemic juvenile xanthogranuloma in monozygotic twins.
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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.
Whereas orbit/adnexal xanthogranulomas frequently involve the anterior orbital tissue in AOX, AAPOX, and NBX, in ECD, the lesion is often diffuse and involves mainly the posterior orbital tissue, leading to visual loss.
Juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG) is a benign, non-Langerhans cell histiocytic lesion that generally affects infants and children.
Juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG) is a benign, nonLangerhans cell histiocytic lesion that is most commonly found in or on the skin of the head, neck, or trunk.
6) Although multinucleated giant cells are often found and help classify the disorder (Touton giant cells in juvenile xanthogranuloma and Langhans giant cells in adult xanthogranuloma), they are, by no means, specific.