Xanthoma disseminatum

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Xanthoma disseminatum
Other names: Disseminated xanthosiderohistiocytosis[1] and Montgomery syndrome[2]
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Tumor-like lesions on periorbital area, the ulceration like lesion do to biopsy's site.

Xanthoma disseminatum is a rare cutaneous condition that preferentially affects males in childhood, characterized by the insidious onset of small, yellow-red to brown papules and nodules that are discrete and disseminated.[2]: 717 

It is a histiocytosis syndrome.[3]

See also


  1. Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN 978-1-4160-2999-1.
  2. 2.0 2.1 James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 978-0-7216-2921-6.
  3. Alexander AS, Turner R, Uniate L, Pearcy RG (February 2005). "Xanthoma disseminatum: a case report and literature review". Br J Radiol. 78 (926): 153–7. doi:10.1259/bjr/27500851. PMID 15681329.

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