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Pronunciation: zan'tho-ma-to'sis

Definition: Widespread xanthomas, especially on the elbows and knees, that sometimes affect mucous membranes and are sometimes associated with metabolic disturbances.

Synonym(s): lipid granulomatosis, lipoid granulomatosis, xanthoma multiplex

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