Xanthomas may be present in a variety of shapes and sizes.
widespread including visceral
may be associated with diabetes insipidus; normolipemic; proliferation of non-Langerhans cell histiocytes
appear suddenly on elbows, buttocks or elsewhere
diffuse plaques and macules
volar creases of hand (palm and fingers)
tendons and ligaments including Achilles tendon
nodules, primarily over joints
sitosterolemia, CTX, familial hypercholesterolemia, familial dysbetaliporoteinemia
warty lesions on oral mucosa, other sites
combination of tuberous and eruptive
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Specialty: Dermatology, Endocrinology