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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.

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Tree Number(s): C18.452.584.750

MeSH Unique ID: D014973

Entry Terms:

  • Xanthomatoses
  • Xanthoma
  • Xanthomas

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