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Xanthomatosis (Xanthoma) Summary

Description: 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) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Xanthomatosis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Cholesterol : 4 outcomes 15 studies in 229 results : IBA
  2. Probucol (Lorelco) : 4 outcomes in 29 results : FDA 1
  3. ezetimibe (Zetia) : 2 outcomes in 4 results : FDA 3
  4. Lipoproteins (Lipoprotein) : 1 outcome 13 studies in 105 results : IBA
  5. LDL Cholesterol : 1 outcome 2 studies in 67 results : IBA
  6. Apolipoproteins E (ApoE) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 25 results : IBA
  7. Cholestanol (Coprostanol) : 1 outcome 1 study in 40 results : IBA
  8. HDL Cholesterol : 1 outcome 1 study in 23 results : IBA
  9. Sitosterolemia : 1 outcome in 50 results : IBA
  10. Heparin (Liquaemin) : 1 outcome in 10 results : FDA 74 Generic
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Diseases Related to Xanthomatosis

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

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  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 10 results
  2. Liver Transplantation : 1 outcome 1 study in 9 results
  3. Blood Component Removal (Apheresis) : 1 outcome 1 study in 8 results
  4. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 1 outcome in 4 results
  5. Hormone Replacement Therapy (Therapy, Hormone Replacement) : 1 outcome in 1 result
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