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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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n. xantelasma, manchas o placas amarillentas que aparecen gen. alrededor de los párpados.
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Keywords: Xanthelasma, laser, CO2, ablation, ultrapulsed.
Only two patients (3.9%) had arcus cornealis and bilateral xanthelasma, and both were positive for LDL receptor mutation.
Other common findings are skin tags (8.3%), xanthelasma palpebrarum (3.34%), acanthosis nigricans (6.67%) and cherry angioma (1.67%).
SAN DIEGO -- Laser treatments may be effective for xanthelasma palpebrarum lesions, based on a systematic review of existing studies, although the research is limited.
Jayanthi, "Xanthelasma of esophagus and stomach," Indian Journal of Gastroenterology, vol.
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.
These include, regions around the eyelids (xanthelasma palpebrarum), as a white ring in front of the periphery of the iris (arcus senilis corneae), and in the form of lumps in the tendons of the hands and feet specifically the Achilles tendon (tendon xanthoma).