of the Achilles tendon: Seven cases with familial hyperbetalipoproteinemia.
An Achilles tendon xanthoma
is a valuable physical sign for screening for individuals with a high risk of heart disease and to diagnose FH, especially after the age of 40 years.
A GIVEN your age and medical history, you may have what is known as xanthoma
in your Achilles tendon - the tendon above the heel.
An occasional amethyst calcification, concentrically laminated, known as a psammoma body, is visible, and clusters of xanthoma
cells stuffed with lipid are scattered about.
Xanthelasma is composed of xanthoma
cells, which are foamy histiocytes laden with intracellular fat deposits primarily within the upper reticular dermis.
Giant cell tumor of the tendon sheath (GCT-TS) is strongly associated with fibrous histiocytoma of synovium, pigmented nodular synovitis, teno-synovial giant cell tumor, localized nodular tenosynovitis, benign synovioma, and fibrous xanthoma
of the synovium.
Postin flammatory tumors of the lung; report of four cases simulating xanthoma
, fibroma, or plasma cell tumor.
Lipoma arborescens forms part of the differential diagnosis of a chronic joint swelling; including pigmented villonodular synovitis, synovial osteochondromatosis, rheumatoid arthritis, intra-articular or synovial lipoma, synovial hemangioma, amyloid arthropathy, and xanthoma
Gastric Schwannoma differs histologically from soft tissue Schwannoma by lacking the encapsulation and rarity of nuclear palisading, xanthoma
cells, vascular hyalinisation and dilatation,7 but in our case , vascular hyalinisation and dilatation were seen.
The initial diagnoses given by primary care physicians included skin infection, fungal infection (n = 2), tuberculosis, sarcoidosis or connective tissue disease, xanthoma
, nerve tumors, viral warts, allergic reaction (with a differential diagnosis of erythema marginatum) and keloids.
Previously, these lesions have been attributed to sebaceous cysts, calcified steatocystoma, fibroma, atheroma and xanthoma
Histomorphological characteristics of the examined material indicated the xanthoma
of gastric mucosa.
These are either benign or reactive, for example, papilloma, verruca vulgaris, fibroepithelial polyp and verruciform xanthoma
, which usually present with little diagnostic difficulty.
Cholesterol spots, also known as xanthoma
, are small, soft, yellow raised bumps around the eyes.