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xanthoma of the eyelids

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Xanthelasma lesions, which often appear in middle-aged people, are typically only a cosmetic problem.
Perna et al (327) evaluated CD10 in clear cell mimickers, including xanthomas, xanthelasma, and xanthogranulomas.
The article on physical signs in dyslipidaemia provides more details, but the most important physical signs are tendon xanthomata (usually felt as nodules or thickening of the Achilles tendons) and skin xanthomata (excluding xanthelasma which are not very helpful).
Xanthelasma are a poor sign of raised cholesterol, and arcus cornealis is similarly nonspecific.
Most frequently observed skin disease was bacterial infections (26%), followed by fungal infections (22%), acanthosis nigricans (20%), diabetic foot (16%), nail changes (16%), acrochordons (10%), diabetic dermopathy (9%), necrobiosis lipoidica (9%), viral infections (8%) pruritus (8%) and xanthelasma (8%).
All patients should be screened by age 20 Strongly suspect FH (and obtain lipid measurements) in patients with: * Tendon xanthomas at any age (most common in Achilles tendon and finger extensor tendons, but also can occur in patellar and triceps tendons) * Tuberous xanthomas or xanthelasma in patients younger than age 20 to 25 * Arcus corneae in patients younger than age 45 Strongly consider a diagnosis of FH and obtain further family information in patients with the following LDL levels: * [greater than or equal to] 250 mg/dL in those age [greater than or equal to] 30 * [greater than or equal to] 220 mg/dL in those age 20 to 29 * [greater than or equal to] 190 mg/dL in those age <20 FH, familial hypercholesterolemia; HDL, high-density lipoprotein; LDL, low-density lipoprotein.
Autopsy was performed and external examination revealed xanthelasma of the bilateral eyelids.
They explained the lack of women cases in the study, provided the time period of their data collection, described clearly parameters such as hair loss score, xanthelasma, hair thinning, etc.
Eleven cases had hypercholesterolaemia; eight had xanthoma, one had xanthelasma, two had hypo pigmentation, three had corneal arcus, one had lipaemia retinalis and six had cardiac manifestations among which one case had myocardial infarction and one case died.
In the FH cohort (whose mean age at presentation was 44 years), 80% had tendon xanthomata, 36% had arcus cornealis, and 14% had xanthelasma.
5%), xanthelasma palpebrarum (figure 6), prurigo nodularis, psoriasis, bullous pemphigoid, longitudinal ridging of nails, oral submucosal fibrosis.
Patients were examined by a qualified dermatologist (NRD) for cutaneous manifestations like skin complexion (dark or fair), striae, skin tags (acrochordon), miliaria, acanthosis nigricans, varicose veins, xanthoma and xanthelasma, plantar hyperkeratosis, and intertrigo etc.
Arachnodactyly, polydactyly and xanthelasma were absent in all the cases.
Few examples of such disorders are: burns miliaria xanthelasma skin tags striae corns and in growing toenails etc.