An Unusual Case of Multiple Tendinous Xanthomas Involving the Extremities and the Ears.


Tendinous and subcutaneous xanthomas are nodular deposits of lipid-filled macrophages, which commonly form on the Achilles tendon, hands, feet, elbows, and knees. These nodules are frequently associated with familial hyperlipidemia, a group of diseases involving impaired cholesterol metabolism, and the accelerated development of atherosclerotic plaques… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000441711


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