Definitions for: Xanthoma


[n] a skin problem marked by the development (on the eyelids and neck and back) of irregular yellow nodules; sometimes attributable to disturbances of cholesterol metabolism



Webster (1913) Definition: Xan*tho"ma, n. [NL. See Xantho-, and -oma.]
(Med.)
A skin disease marked by the development or irregular
yellowish patches upon the skin, especially upon the eyelids;
-- called also xanthelasma.

See Also: cholesterosis cutis, disease of the skin, lipid granulomatosis, lipoid granulomatosis, skin condition, skin disease, skin disorder, skin problem, xanthelasma, xanthoma disseminatum, xanthoma multiplex, xanthomatosis


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