eruptive xanthoma

n.

A condition affecting individuals with severe hyperlipemia in which groups of waxy yellow or yellowish-brown lesions appear suddenly, especially over extensors of the elbows and knees and on the back and buttocks.

Nearby words

  1. erudition,
  2. erumpent,
  3. erupt,
  4. eruption,
  5. eruptive,
  6. eruv,
  7. erv,
  8. ervil,
  9. ervin,
  10. ervin, samuel james


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