Extravascular lipid deposit (xanthelasma) induced by a plant sterol-enriched margarine.

@article{Vergs2009ExtravascularLD,
  title={Extravascular lipid deposit (xanthelasma) induced by a plant sterol-enriched margarine.},
  author={Bruno Verg{\`e}s and Anne Athias and Jean-Michel Petit and M C Brindisi},
  journal={BMJ case reports},
  year={2009},
  volume={2009}
}
Plant sterol-enriched margarine consumption is known to significantly reduce concentrations of plasma low density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol. However, there is no evidence that such margarines may reduce cardiovascular events. This is the first report of a significant increase in the plasma concentration of phytosterols due to plant sterol-enriched… CONTINUE READING