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Xanthomatosis (Xanthoma)

A condition marked by the development of widespread xanthomas, yellow tumor-like structures filled with lipid deposits. Xanthomas can be found in a variety of tissues including the SKIN; TENDONS; joints of KNEES and ELBOWS. Xanthomatosis is associated with disturbance of LIPID METABOLISM and formation of FOAM CELLS.
Also Known As:
Xanthoma; Xanthomas; Xanthomatoses
Networked: 817 relevant articles (25 outcomes, 47 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Xanthomatosis (Xanthoma)
2. Coronary Artery Disease (Coronary Atherosclerosis)
3. Atherosclerosis
4. Hyperlipoproteinemia Type II (Familial Hypercholesterolemia)
5. Hypercholesterolemia

Experts

1. Hegele, Robert A: 8 articles (01/2015 - 10/2002)
2. Civeira, Fernando: 8 articles (09/2014 - 03/2004)
3. Kodama, Hajime: 8 articles (10/2007 - 12/2002)
4. Ikeda, Mitsunori: 8 articles (10/2007 - 12/2002)
5. Matsumoto, Masaaki: 7 articles (10/2007 - 12/2002)
6. Yamashita, Shizuya: 6 articles (08/2015 - 08/2005)
7. Björkhem, Ingemar: 6 articles (08/2013 - 07/2002)
8. Calandra, Sebastiano: 5 articles (01/2015 - 04/2003)
9. Santos, Raul D: 5 articles (12/2013 - 02/2008)
10. Frohlich, Jiri: 5 articles (01/2012 - 02/2003)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Xanthomatosis:
1. CholesterolIBA
2. Probucol (Lorelco)FDA Link
3. ezetimibe (Zetia)FDA Link
4. Lipoproteins (Lipoprotein)IBA
5. LDL CholesterolIBA
6. Apolipoproteins E (ApoE)IBA
7. Cholestanol (Coprostanol)IBA
8. HDL CholesterolIBA
9. SitosterolemiaIBA
10. Heparin (Liquaemin)FDA LinkGeneric

Therapies and Procedures

1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
2. Liver Transplantation
3. Blood Component Removal (Apheresis)
4. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
5. Hormone Replacement Therapy (Therapy, Hormone Replacement)