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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Xanthomas, Including Xanthogranulomas

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Deposits of lipid in the skin and sometimes in subcutaneous tissues as a consequence often, but not always, of hyperlipidemia.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Xanthomas, Including Xanthogranulomas

Deposits of lipid in the skin and sometimes in subcutaneous tissues as a consequence often, but not always, of hyperlipidemia. The lipid deposits are expressed as yellowish papules and plaques, and nodules and tumors.

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Granuloma annulare vs. Eruptive xanthoma

Deposits of lipid in the skin and sometimes in subcutaneous tissues as a consequence often, but not always, of hyperlipidemia. The lipid deposits are expressed as yellowish papules and plaques, and nodules and tumors.

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Verruciform Xanthoma?

…imens showed attributes typical of verruciform xanthoma. The authors emphasized the importance of distinguishing verruciform xanthoma from other diseases. In their judgment, the presence of xanthoma cells and the near absence of vacuolation of…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Eruptive Vellus Hair Cyst?

…tinctive histologic features.” Ohtake N, Kubota G, Takayama O, et al. Relationship between steatocystoma multiplex and eruptive vellus hair cysts. J Am Acad Dermatol 1992;26:876-878. “Eruptive vellus hair cyst (EVHC), steatocystoma…

Diffuse normolipidemic plane xanthoma associated with monoclonal gammopathy

Diffuse normolipidemic plane xanthoma associated with monoclonal gammopathy

…cattered foamy histiocytes within the papillary dermis with a normal overlying epidermis, which were consistent with a plane xanthoma. [Copyright: ©2015 Cohen et al.] Discussion Diffuse normolipemic plane xanthoma (DNPX) was first described by…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Granular-cell tumor vs. Xanthoma

Deposits of lipid in the skin and sometimes in subcutaneous tissues as a consequence often, but not always, of hyperlipidemia. The lipid deposits are expressed as yellowish papules and plaques, and nodules and tumors.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Xanthogranuloma

A granulomatous inflammatory process that presents itself in children as multiple yellowish papules or nodules that often are associated with systemic involvement of eyes, liver, and testes. In adults it is usually a solitary lesion confined to the…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Psoriasis

An inflammatory disease of genetic nature that begins with red macules that quickly become nonscaly papules that in turn become scaly papules and plaques. If the process becomes widespread, an erythroderma results, and if it is accelerated,…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Squamous Cell Carcinoma

A malignant neoplasm of keratinocytes that when present as a keratotic macule or papule on skin damaged badly by sunlight is referred to as solar keratosis. When present as a plaque it is termed Bowen’s disease, and when present as many…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Xanthomas

…tion of lesions Localized or widespread Individual lesions Macules, papules, plaques, and nodules Course Some lesions, e.g., eruptive xanthomas, involuting when serum lipid levels are lowered markedly; others, e.g., xanthoma tuberosum and…

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