xanthoma

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(zan-thō′mă )

[xantho- + -oma]
A soft, yellow plaque or nodule on the skin, containing deposits of lipoproteins inside histiocytes. Xanthomas are esp. likely to be found on the skin of patients with hyperlipidemia.

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(zan-thō′mă )

[xantho- + -oma]
A soft, yellow plaque or nodule on the skin, containing deposits of lipoproteins inside histiocytes. Xanthomas are esp. likely to be found on the skin of patients with hyperlipidemia.

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