Heart
Cardiac tumors - benign
Necrobiotic xanthogranuloma


Topic Completed: 1 November 2013

Revised: 1 March 2019

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Definition / general
  • Rare
  • Associated with similar lesions in lung and skin; also leukopenia, paraproteinemia and complement deficiencies; also nodular transformation of liver (Pathology 1985;17:533)
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Amorphous necrotic tissue, foamy macrophages / giant cells with vacuoles and inclusions, lymphocytes
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Necrobiotic xanthogranuloma (not from heart)

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