Table of ContentsDefinition / general | Radiology description | Microscopic (histologic) description | Differential diagnosis
Cite this page: Xanthoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/bonexanthoma.html. Accessed October 23rd, 2017.
Definition / general
- 65% male, age 20+ years
- Usually solitary; affects pelvis, ribs, skull
- Well defined, expansile lytic lesion, often with sclerotic margin
Microscopic (histologic) description
- Foam cells, multinucleated giant cells, cholesterol clefts, fibrosis