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Medical Term:

necrobiotic xanthogranuloma


a cutaneous and subcutaneous xanthogranuloma with focal necrosis, presenting as multiple large, sometimes ulcerated, red to yellow granulomatous nodules with giant cells (often around the eyes) associated with paraproteinemia (usually monoclonal gammopathy).

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