Xanthoma disseminatum

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Xanthoma disseminatum
Classification and external resources
Specialty endocrinology
ICD-10 E78.2 (ILDS E78.240)

Xanthoma disseminatum (also known as "Disseminated xanthosiderohistiocytosis"[1] and "Montgomery syndrome"[2]) is a rare cutaneous condition that preferentially affects males in childhood, characterized by the insidious onset of small, yellow-red to brown papules and nodules that are discrete and disseminated.[2]:717

It is a histiocytosis syndrome.[3]

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  1. ^ Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN 1-4160-2999-0. 
  2. ^ a b James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0. 
  3. ^ Alexander AS, Turner R, Uniate L, Pearcy RG (February 2005). "Xanthoma disseminatum: a case report and literature review". Br J Radiol. 78 (926): 153–7. doi:10.1259/bjr/27500851. PMID 15681329.