xanthoma tuberosum(redirected from xanthoma tuberosum simplex)
xanthomatosis associated with familial type II, and occasionally type III, hyperlipoproteinemia.
Synonym(s): xanthoma tuberosum simplex
a yellow or orange flat or elevated round papule occurring in clusters on the skin of joints, especially the elbows and knees, usually in people who have a hereditary lipid storage disease such as hyperlipoproteinemia. The xanthomatous papules also may be associated with biliary cirrhosis and myxedema. Also called tuberous xanthoma, xanthoma tuberosum multiplex.
xan·tho·ma tu·be·ro·sum(zan-thō'mă tū-bĕr-ō'sum)
Xanthomatosis associated with familial type II, and occasionally type III, hyperlipoproteinemia.
A form of xanthoma that may appear on the neck, shoulders, trunk, or extremities, consisting of small elastic and yellowish nodules.
See also: xanthoma