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.
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%), xanthelasma palpebrarum (figure 6), prurigo nodularis, psoriasis, bullous pemphigoid, longitudinal ridging of nails, oral submucosal fibrosis.