xanthelasma


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Noun1.xanthelasma - xanthoma of the eyelids; occurs chiefly in the elderly
xanthoma - a skin problem marked by the development (on the eyelids and neck and back) of irregular yellow nodules; sometimes attributable to disturbances of cholesterol metabolism
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Xanthelasma

xan·the·las·ma

n. xantelasma, manchas o placas amarillentas que aparecen gen. alrededor de los párpados.
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In our study, Xanthelasma palpebrarum was found in two patients (3.
SAN DIEGO -- Laser treatments may be effective for xanthelasma palpebrarum lesions, based on a systematic review of existing studies, although the research is limited.
These include the classic tendon xanthomas or thickening, especially involving the Achilles tendon and finger extensor tendons, xanthelasma, tuberous xanthomas, and corneal arcus (partial or complete).
One of the issues associated the hyperlipidaemia is that it is a silent disease and although there are certain characteristics such as xanthelasma palpebrarum, which are yellowish patches consisting of cholesterol deposits above the eyelid more commonly observed with familial hypercholesterolaemia, it is only detectable with clinical investigation.
5,6) Xanthomatous lesions, including xanthelasma and xanthogranuloma, reportedly show adipophilin reactivity, but in contrast to the membranous vesicular pattern in sebaceous neoplasms, xanthomatous lesions show a more granular pattern.
According to a study in the British Medical Journal, people with the telltale plaques, called xanthelasma, are more likely to suffer heart disease, hardening of the arteries, or a heart attack than those without.
Corneal arcus (a lightly colored ring at the periphery of the iris), xanthelasma (fatty, discolored deposits in the skin around the eyes), and tuberous xanthomas are less specific for FH, but are suspicious findings in younger patients and should prompt further investigation for FH.
Tybaerg-Hansen and her coworkers recently demonstrated that the increased risk of ischemic heart disease associated with xanthelasma cannot be explained by serum cholesterol or triglyceride levels (BMJ 2011;343:d5497).
Tybaerg-Hansen and her coworkers showed that the increased risk of ischemic heart disease associated with xanthelasma cannot be explained by serum cholesterol or triglyceride levels (BMJ 2011;343:d5497).
3 Mostly, RCC with cutaneous metastases are clear cell type, so microscopic differential diagnosis are xanthoma, xanthelasma, sebaceous tumours, balloon cell nevus, clear cell hydradenoma and other skin lesions characterized by the presence of clear cells.
Linkage between patient's lipid metabolism and cutaneous xanthelasma is widely accepted [3, 6].