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Research & Reviews  155 results

Intertriginous Xanthomas-Pathognomonic Cutaneous Markers of Homozygous Familial Hyperch...
JAMA Dermatology; Sil A, Bhanja DB et. al.

Sep 2nd, 2021 - Intertriginous Xanthomas-Pathognomonic Cutaneous Markers of Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia.|2021|Sil A,Bhanja DB,Biswas SK,|

Can Achilles tendon xanthoma be distinguished from Achilles tendinopathy using Dixon me...
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders; Zahradnik TM, Cresswell M et. al.

Jul 18th, 2021 - Familial hypercholesterolemia is a genetic condition characterized by life-long elevations of plasma low-density lipoprotein cholesterol. In addition to life-threatening cardiovascular complications, intratendinous cholesterol deposits (xanthomas)...

Hypertriglyceridaemic pancreatitis with eruptive xanthomas.
BMJ Case Reports; Rohith G, Rajesh BS et. al.

Jul 11th, 2021 - Hypertriglyceridaemic pancreatitis with eruptive xanthomas.|2021|Rohith G,Rajesh BS,Keerthi AR,Anandhi A,|complications,complications,

Eruptive xanthoma model reveals endothelial cells internalize and metabolize chylomicro...
The Journal of Clinical Investigation; Cabodevilla AG, Tang S et. al.

Jun 16th, 2021 - Although tissue uptake of fatty acids from chylomicrons is primarily via lipoprotein lipase (LpL) hydrolysis of triglycerides (TGs), studies of patients with genetic LpL deficiency suggest additional pathways deliver dietary lipids to tissues. Des...

Factors Associated with Carotid Atherosclerosis and Achilles Tendon Thickness in Japane...
Journal of Atherosclerosis and Thrombosis; Ogura M, Harada-Shiba M et. al.

Jun 11th, 2021 - Familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) is characterized by high low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol levels, xanthomas including Achilles tendon thickening, and premature coronary artery disease (CAD). Carotid intima-media thickness (IMT) is a we...

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News  20 results

Achilles Tendon Softness a New Tool to Diagnose FH

Mar 31st, 2021 - Achilles tendon softness should be considered a new indicator of familial hypercholesterolemia, in addition to Achilles tendon thickness, researchers suggest. In a cross-sectional study that measured Achilles tendon thickness and elasticity (i.e.,...

Fast Five Quiz: Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia Presentation and Diagnosis

Jun 3rd, 2020 - Most patients (60%) with untreated heterozygous FH develop tendon xanthomas by the third decade of life. However, tendon xanthomas are not pathognomonic for heterozygous FH, and careful differential diagnosis is required. Tendon xanthomas in patie...

Fast Five Quiz: Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia Presentation and Diagnosis

Jun 3rd, 2020 - Figure 2. Xanthelasmata around the eyelids. Biopsy of cutaneous lesions, such as xanthomas and xanthelasmas, can be helpful in cases in which the diagnosis of FH is unclear. Xanthelasmas and xanthomas of FH will contain accumulated cholesterol, wh...

Fast Five Quiz: Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia Presentation and Diagnosis

Jun 3rd, 2020 - Physical examination findings of individuals with heterozygous FH may include corneal arcus in individuals younger than 45 years; tendon xanthomas and tuberous xanthomas or xanthelasma that present at an early age should also trigger suspicion for...

'What Are These Bumps I See All Over?'

Mar 22nd, 2018 - Charles P. Vega, MD: A 55-year-old woman comes to see her primary care physician with a chief complaint of "What are all these bumps I see all over?" She has noted an increasing number of asymptomatic, small yellow and red papules on her buttocks ...

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