xanthoma disseminatum


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xan·tho·ma dis·se·mi·na·tum

a rare benign normolipemic disorder of adults with coalescent cutaneous xanthomas composed of non-X histiocytes on flexural surfaces, often with mild diabetes insipidus.

xan·tho·ma dis·se·mi·na·tum

(zan-thō'mă dis-sem'i-nā'tŭm)
A rare benign normolipemic disorder of adults with coalescent cutaneous xanthomas composed of non-X histiocytes on flexural surfaces, often with mild diabetes insipidus.

xanthoma disseminatum

A condition characterized by the presence of xanthomata throughout the body, esp. on the face, in tendon sheaths, and in mucous membranes. See: Hand-Schüller-Christian disease
See also: xanthoma
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A case of xanthoma disseminatum accentuating over the eyelids.
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