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What isxanthogranuloma? What is xanthogranuloma? What causes it?

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Dr. Natarajan Raman
Radiation Oncology

In brief: Lipid filled nodules

Xanthogranuloma is a benign lesion occurring in infancy, usually solitary and composed of lipid-laden histiocytes with varying numbers of touton giant cells.
In the oral cavity the lesion occurs most often on the tongue and regresses spontaneously. Cause is unknown.

In brief: Lipid filled nodules

Xanthogranuloma is a benign lesion occurring in infancy, usually solitary and composed of lipid-laden histiocytes with varying numbers of touton giant cells.
In the oral cavity the lesion occurs most often on the tongue and regresses spontaneously. Cause is unknown.
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