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Synonyms for arcus

a whitish deposit in the shape of an arc that is sometimes seen in the cornea

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Eleven of these patients were found to have xanthelasmas, xanthomas and arcus cornealis.
Patient date of birth, sex, presence of arcus cornealis, and presence of tendon xanthoma were noted.
Information on alcohol consumption, BMI, and the presence of arcus cornealis was used for descriptive analysis of the cohort and for comparison with the 64 patients for whom no Lp(a) data were available to ensure that no selection biases with respect to other potential cardiac risk factors were present.
Arcus cornealis was present in about 45% by the age of 40 years, further increasing in frequency with age.
The independent categorical variables were coded as follows: 1 for male and 0 for female, 1 for presence and 0 for absence of hypertension, 1 for presence and 0 for absence of arcus cornealis, and 1 for presence and 0 for absence of tendinous xanthomas.