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Xanthomatosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Xanthomatosis
Tree Number(s)
C18.452.584.750
Unique ID
D014973
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014973
Annotation
non-neoplastic; coordinate IM with organ/disease term (IM); xanthogranuloma goes here (IM) + GRANULOMA (IM) but note XANTHOGRANULOMA, JUVENILE is available
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.
Entry Term(s)
Xanthoma
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2006/07/05
Xanthomatosis Preferred
Xanthoma Narrower
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