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Classification & external resources
ICD-10 E78.2, K13.4
ICD-9 272.2, 374.51
DiseasesDB 28524
eMedicine derm/461 
MeSH D014973

A xanthoma (or xanthomata or xanthomatosis) (from Greek xanthos, ξανθος, "yellow") is a deposition of yellowish cholesterol-rich material in tendons and other body parts in various disease states:

See also

  • xanthelasma
  • pseudoxanthoma elasticum

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