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Descriptor English: Xanthomatosis
Descriptor Spanish: Xantomatosis
Descriptor Portuguese: Xantomatose
Descriptor French: Xanthomatose
Entry term(s): Xanthoma
Xanthomas
Xanthomatoses
Tree number(s): C18.452.584.750
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014973
Scope note: 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.
Annotation: non-neoplastic; coordinate IM with organ/disease term (IM); xanthogranuloma goes here (IM) + GRANULOMA (IM) but note XANTHOGRANULOMA, JUVENILE is available
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS ID: 24369
Unique ID: D014973
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2006/07/05
Xanthomatosis - Preferred
Concept UI M0023050
Scope note 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.
Preferred term Xanthomatosis
Entry term(s) Xanthomatoses
Xanthoma - Narrower
Concept UI M0023051
Preferred term Xanthoma
Entry term(s) Xanthomas



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