xanthogranuloma

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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.