TUBEROUS XANTHOMA IN AN AMPUTATED STUMP
Meena Rinoo Banwarilal, Kumar Prateek*, Shyam Sundar Chaudhary, Sagarika Chatterjee, Raj Kishor, Anu Garg
Xanthomas are focal infiltrates of lipid-containing histiocytic foam cells that are usually found within the dermis or tendons. It is a clinical manifestation of lipoprotein metabolic disorders. We report a case of tuberous xanthoma in an 45 year old woman who presented with multiple firm papules and nodules involving multiple sites of the body including right hand amputated with elevated serum cholesterol, triglycerides, LDL and VLDL.
Keywords: It is a clinical manifestation of lipoprotein metabolic disorders.
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