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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

Xanthogranuloma

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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.

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…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Xanthogranuloma vs. Necrobiotic 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…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Necrobiotic xanthogranuloma

Necrobiotic xanthogranuloma Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Middle-aged and older persons of both sexes Distribution of lesions Periorbital region particularly, but trunk, extremities, and neck sometimes affected Individual lesions Papules, n…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Necrobiosis lipoidica vs. Necrobiotic 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…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Necrobiotic 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…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Xanthogranuloma

…cells are a clue to a variety of inflammatory diseases, e.g. necrobiotic xanthogranuloma, and neoplastic diseases, e.g., malignant fibrous histiocytoma, not only to xanthogranuloma. Laboratory confirmation None exists. Cause and mechanism Both are u…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Xanthogranuloma vs. Reticulohistiocytic granuloma

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…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Xanthogranuloma/Reticulohistiocytic granuloma

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…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Necrobiosis?

…of two cutaneous diseases, namely, necrobiosis lipoidica and necrobiotic xanthogranuloma. Authors of current textbooks of dermatology, dermatopathology, and general pathology deem those diseases, as well as granuloma annulare and rheumatoid nodule,…

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