Severe hypertriglyceridemia presenting as eruptive xanthomatosis

  title={Severe hypertriglyceridemia presenting as eruptive xanthomatosis},
  author={Sameera S Vangara and Kyle D. Klingbeil and Raymond Fertig and Jason L. Radick},
  journal={Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care},
  pages={267 - 270}
Eruptive xanthomatosis is described as the sudden eruption of erythematous yellow papules in the presence of hypertriglyceridemia, often associated with serum triglyceride levels above 2000 mg/dl. [] Key Method Herein, we discuss a case of a 52-year-old man with uncontrolled diabetes mellitus who presented with eruptive xanthomata and a triglyceride level of 7157 mg/dl, the highest recorded value in the absence of acute pancreatitis, with a remarkable response to drug therapy.

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