What is another word for Xanthoma Disseminatum?
1 synonym found
[ zanθˈə͡ʊmə dɪsˌɛmɪnˈɑːtəm], [ zanθˈəʊmə dɪsˌɛmɪnˈɑːtəm], [ z_a_n_θ_ˈəʊ_m_ə d_ɪ_s_ˌɛ_m_ɪ_n_ˈɑː_t_ə_m]
Xanthoma Disseminatum is a rare disorder which causes the accumulation of yellow-brown cholesterol deposits in the body. This condition is also known by multiple synonyms such as Lipoid Proteinosis, Disseminated Xanthosiderohistiocytosis, Normolipaemic xanthomatosis, and Cutaneous Xanthoma Multiplex. These synonyms are usually used interchangeably to describe the same condition. Lipoid Proteinosis emphasizes the protein accumulation in tissues that give the skin a waxy appearance, whereas Normolipaemic xanthomatosis describes the rare occurrence of xanthomas in individuals with normal lipid levels. Overall, the different synonyms for Xanthoma Disseminatum reflect the broad range of symptoms and effects of this condition on the body.