• Xanthomas: Background, Pathophysiology, Epidemiology

    emedicine.medscape.com/article/1103971-overview Xanthomas are lesions characterized by accumulations of lipid-laden macrophages. Xanthomas can develop in the setting of altered systemic lipid metabolism ...
  • Xanthomas - Causes and Treatment Options - Skin Site

    www.skinsite.com/info_xanthomas.htm Xanthomas occur on the eye lids, usually on both sides. They are yellow, soft, and slightly raised bumps, and are fairly common. They consist of cholesterol deposits ...
  • Xanthomas. DermNet NZ

    www.dermnetnz.org/dermal-infiltrative/xanthoma.html Xanthomas What are xanthomas? Xanthomas are skin lesions caused by the accumulation of fat in macrophage immune cells in the skin and more rarely in the layer of fat ...
    • Xanthoma - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

      en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xanthoma A xanthoma (pl. xanthomas or xanthomata) (condition: xanthomatosis), from Greek xanthos, ξανθος, "yellow", is a deposition of yellowish cholesterol-rich ...
    • Xanthoma: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

      www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001447.htm Xanthomas are common, especially among older adults and people with high blood lipids. Xanthomas vary in size. Some are very small. Others are bigger than ...
    • Xanthoma - Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment of Xanthoma - NY ...

      www.nytimes.com/health/guides/disease/xanthoma/overview.html Back to TopCauses. Xanthomas are common, especially among older adults and people with high blood lipids. Xanthomas vary in size. Some are very small.
    • Xanthoma: Risk Factors, Diagnosis & Treatments

      www.healthline.com/symptom/xanthoma Xanthoma is also called xanthelasma or described as fatty skin growths. It results when certain fats accumulate under the skin. These growths can appear anywhere, but ...
    • Xanthoma | definition of xanthoma by Medical dictionary

      medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/xanthoma The formation of xanthomas may indicate an underlying disease, usually related to abnormal metabolism of lipids, including cholesterol.
    • xanthomas - Dermatology - MedHelp

      www.medhelp.org/posts/Dermatology/xanthomas/show/682225 Hi The xanthomas generally do not disappear on their own. The treatment mainly involves treatment of the underlying lipid disorder. This may reduce or resolve the ...
    • Xanthomas - Dermatology Education

      dermnet.com/images/Xanthomas Dermnet.com and the Dermnet Skin Disease Atlas are to be used only as a reference. Dermnet does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.