Xanthoma that clusters near joints and is associated with lipid disorders, cirrhosis of the liver, and thyroid disorders.
- Xanthoma, diabetic
Xanthoma that is associated with poorly controlled diabetes mellitus. Treating the diabetes causes diabetic xanthomas to disappear.
- Xanthoma, disseminatum
A type of xanthoma characterized by orange-to-brown nodules on the skin or mucus membranes.
- Xanthoma, eruptive
Xanthoma that is linked to lipid disorders and is accompanied by a pink-to-red raised rash.
- Xanthoma, planar
A type of xanthoma that is characterized by flat yellow-to-orange patches or pimples that cluster together on the skin.
A condition in which fatty deposits occur in various parts of the body. These fatty deposits are called xanthomas or xanthomata and appear as yellowish firm nodules in the skin. Xanthomas are in themselves a harmless growth of tissue. However, they frequently indicate the presence of underlying diseases such as diabetes and disorders of fats […]