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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Xanthelasma is considered as an ideal target for laser therapy because of its superficial location.5 Therefore, different ablative and non-ablative lasers have been tried in photoablation of xanthelasmas includes; CO2 laser,1 erbium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet (Er:YAG) laser,6 Q-switched neodymium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet (Nd:YAG) laser,7 pulsed dye laser,8 and diode laser.
Serum lipid profile in xanthelasma. The Indian Journal of Dermatology 1998;43(2):53-7.
Researchers have studied laser treatment for xanthelasma for at least 30 years.
Hair whitening score (HWS, 2.7 [+ or -] 1.3 vs 3.3 [+ or -] 1.2, p=0.002), hair losing score (1.2 [+ or -] 0.9 vs 1.5 [+ or -] 1.0, p=0.038) and xanthelasma rate (24% vs 45%, p=0.013) were also significantly different between normal coronary arteries (NCA) and CAD groups (Table 1).
An uncommon lesion: gastric xanthelasma. Turk J Gastroenterol 2005; 16(3):167-170.
The options presented are xanthelasma, cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis and arcus cornealis.
Some affected individuals may exhibit cholesterol deposits to the cornea (corneal arcus) and eyelids (xanthelasma).
A THE lumps you describe sound like xanthelasma. These are fatty deposits in the skin usually caused by cholesterol.
Noninfectious manifestations included acrochordons (53, 17.7%), xerosis (41, 13.7%), eczema (19, 6.3%), diabetic foot ulcers (14, 4.7%) [Figure 3], xanthelasma (11, 3.7%) [Figure 4] and vitiligo (7, 2.3%).
Fenoglio-Preiser, "Histochemical and immunohistochemical characterization of foamy histiocytes (muciphages and xanthelasma) of the rectum," American Journal of Surgical Pathology, vol.
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.