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Disease Xanthomatosis

Name Xanthomatosis
Synonyms Xanthoma | Xanthomas | Xanthomatoses
Definition A condition marked by the development of widespread xanthomas, yellow tumor-like structures filled with lipid deposits. Xanthomas can be found in a variety of tissues including the SKIN; TENDONS; joints of KNEES and ELBOWS. Xanthomatosis is associated with disturbance of LIPID METABOLISM and formation of FOAM CELLS.
Categories Metabolic disease
MeSH® ID D014973
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DiseasesNutritional and Metabolic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Metabolic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Lipid Metabolism Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Xanthomatosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Xanthomatosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Hyperlipemia with Familial Hypercholesterolemic Xanthomatosis
  Necrobiotic Xanthogranuloma
  Xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis
  Xanthogranulomatous sialadenitis
  Xanthomatosis, Cerebrotendinous Has associated chemicals Has associated genes