xanthelasma

[n] - xanthoma of the eyelids
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Xanthelasma

fatty deposits around the eyes that are common in elderly people and are associated with high levels of cholesterol in the blood
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Xanthelasma

Xanthelasma: Tiny (1-2 mm) yellowish plaques that are slightly raised on the skin surface of the upper or lower eyelids. Xanthelasma is caused by tiny deposits of fat in the skin and is often associated with abnormal blood fat levels (hyperlipidemia). Xanthelasma is a kind of minute harmless growth of tissue. Xanthelasma typically appears in or nea
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Xanthelasma

Xan`the·las'ma noun [ New Latin ; Greek xanqo`s yellow + 'e`lasma a metal plate.] (Medicine) See Xanthoma .
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xanthelasma

<medicine> See Xanthoma. ... Origin: NL.; Gr. Xanqos = yellow + 'elasma a metal plate. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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xanthelasma

noun xanthoma of the eyelids; occurs chiefly in the elderly
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xanthelasma

(zan″thәl-az´mә) planar xanthoma on an eyelid, characterized by soft light-colored spots or plaques.
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Xanthelasma

• (n.) See Xanthoma.
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xanthelasma

Type: Term Pronunciation: zan′thĕ-laz′mă Synonyms: xanthelasma palpebrarum
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Xanthelasma

Xanthelasma palpebrarum Periocular xanthoma
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Xanthelasma

Xanthelasma (or xanthelasma palpebrarum) is a sharply demarcated yellowish deposit of fat underneath the skin, usually on or around the eyelids. While they are neither harmful nor painful, these minor growths may be disfiguring and can be removed. They are common in people of Asian origin and those from the Mediterranean region.{citation needed|da
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Xanthelasma

Tiny, yellowish growths on the eyelids, which are caused by small fat deposits under the skin, due to hyperlipidemia, or abnormally elevated levels of fat in the blood.
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