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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Intramural nodules on CT (85.7% and 61.1% by Zhoa et al 13 and Goshima et al 14 respectively) are either xanthogranulomas or abscesses characteristic of XCG.
He stressed that yellow or tan lesions are commonly mastocytomas and juvenile xanthogranulomas, two conditions that can self-resolve over several years, and that both rarely have systemic issues associated with them.
Dehner, "Juvenile xanthogranulomas in the first two decades of life: A clinicopathologic study of 174 cases with cutaneous and extracutaneous manifestations," The American Journal of Surgical Pathology, vol.
(1) Depending on the site of occurrence, organ of origin, or predominant pathological features, TFLs have variably been termed "plasma cell granulomas", "xanthogranulomas", or "histiocytomas".
Xanthogranulomas, known as cholesterol granulomas, are characterized by both granuloma and xanthoma.
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. CD10 stained most of those lesions; however, that was predominantly in a membranous pattern compared with the cytoplasmic pattern of RCC.
These lead to formation of submucosal abscesses or xanthogranulomas, which show up on CECT as submucosal hypoattenuated nodules occupying large areas of the gallbladder wall, a sign highly suggestive of XGC.
(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.