Skin - Nonmelanocytic tumors
Other tumors of skin
Necrobiotic xanthogranulomas

Author: Christopher Hale, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 6 October 2016, last major update September 2012

Copyright: (c) 2001-2016,, Inc.

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Cite this page: Necrobiotic xanthogranulomas. website. Accessed October 19th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Destructive lesions of dermis and subcutis, often involving face and trunk, and accompanied by monoclonal gammopathy or cryoglobulins
Case reports
Gross description
  • Yellowish papules / nodules
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Palisaded granulomas with necrobiosis
Microscopic (histologic) images
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