xanthelasma


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xanthelasma

[‚zan·thə′laz·mə]
(medicine)
Raised yellow plaques occurring around the eyelids, resulting from lipid-filled cells in the dermis.
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Researchers have studied laser treatment for xanthelasma for at least 30 years.
Other associated disorders are calciphylaxis, xerosis, xanthelasma, lipodystrophy, macular amyloidosis and alopecia.
Tuberous xanthomas or xanthelasmas are waxy-appearing growths that may look yellow or orange and appear to be pasted on the skin in areas around the face, commonly the eyelids.
Case 3 had xanthelasma in the form of a yellowish, soft macule on the medial portion of the upper eyelid.
There was no difference in the prevalence of xanthelasma at presentation in males and females (p=0.
A statistically significant association of xanthelasma palpebrarum with dyslipidaemia was obtained in our study (p value less than 0.
Metabolic Conditions: 2 patients (2%) presented with Xanthelasma palpebrerum.
In cases where the eyelids are involved, xanthelasma is another potential differential diagnostic consideration.
9 percent), chalazion (16 percent), inflammatory dermatosis and nevus (each about 12 percent), and xanthelasma (4.
There were hyper pigmented and lichenified lesions in the lower limbs and xanthelasma around the eyes (Fig.
In metabolic disorders, only xanthelasma palpebrum was detected in 4 cases (1.