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.
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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