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xanthomatous

 [zan-tho´mah-tus]
pertaining to xanthoma.
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xan·tho·ma·tous

(zan-thō'mă-tŭs)
Relating to xanthoma.
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C, A defining feature is the presence of xanthomatous (foam) cells in the dermal papillae (hematoxylin-eosin, original magnifications X40 [A], X200 [B], and X400 [C]).
Atypical multiple, papilliform, xanthomatous, cutaneous neoplasia in a goose (Anser anser).
Therefore, inflammatory reactions are thought to be important in the pathogenesis of this disease.12 Unlike other types of xanthomatous disorders, patients with XD usually show normal lipid profiles.
Caption: (B) Medium magnification (100x) micrograph showing prostatic glands lined by cells with abundant xanthomatous cytoplasm with a distinct foamy appearance and uniform nuclei.
In animals from the PTC group, liver presented with lower presence of fat and xanthomatous macrophages but with intense lymphocytic infiltrate.
On microscopy, the cellular infiltrate is constituted by macrophage-like mononuclear cells, epithelioid histiocyte-like cells, osteoclast-like giant cells, and xanthomatous cells.
The ECD is characterized by xanthomatous or xanthogranulomatous infiltration of tissues by foamy histiocytes, "lipid-laden" macrophages, or histiocytes, surrounded by fibrosis [1] (Figure 3A).
Hemosiderin deposition and clusters of xanthomatous cells were also identified (Figures 3(b) and 3(c)).
This lesion is also known as a plasma cell granuloma, myofibroblastoma, inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor, and xanthomatous pseudotumor, and it occurs as the result of an inflammatory myofibroblastic proliferation and a pseudosarcomatous fibroinflammatory process.
Wang, "Lichen Planus with xanthomatous change in a patient with primary biliary cirrhosis," British Journal of Dermatology, vol.
Comparison of the risk of fatal coronary heart disease in treated xanthomatous and nonxanthomatous heterozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia: a prospective registry study.
Microscopically, prominent giant cells and xanthomatous inflammation reaction were present in the wall.