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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 204-206

Giant tuberous xanthomas in a case of type IIA hypercholesterolemia

Department of General Surgery, Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Karnataka, India

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DOI: 10.4103/0974-2077.101384

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Tuberous xanthomas are papulonodular skin lesions present in lipoprotein metabolism disorders. A patient presented with multiple large swellings (up to 20 cm in size) all over the body, which on excision were found to be tuberous xanthomas. Investigations revealed the diagnosis of familial hypercholesterolemia. This case is reported to document the unusual presentation of giant tuberous xanthomas.

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