Tendon xanthomatosis

Known as: TENDON XANTHOMA, Tendon xanthomas, XANTHOMA TENDINOSUM 
The presence of xanthomas (intra-and extra-cellular accumulations of cholesterol) extensor tendons (typically over knuckles, Achilles tendon, knee… (More)
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2008
2008
Cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis is an inherited autosomal recessive lipid storage disease caused by a 27-hydroxylase enzyme… (More)
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2008
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2008
Early diagnosis is important in familial hypercholesterolemia (FH), a highly atherogenic condition, but internationally agreed… (More)
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2005
2005
OBJECTIVE To investigate the significance of tendon xanthomas (TX) in heterozygous subjects with familial hypercholesterolemia… (More)
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2005
2005
BACKGROUND Cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis (CTX) is a rare but treatable neurodegenerative disorder caused by 27-sterol… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) is a genetic disorder of lipoprotein metabolism characterized by very high plasma… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
BACKGROUND Cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis (CTX) is an autosomal recessive disorder of bile acid synthesis. A diagnosis of CTX… (More)
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
The sterol storage disorder cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis (CTX) is characterized by abnormal deposition of cholesterol and… (More)
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1987
Highly Cited
1987
In this study, we questioned whether in vivo probucol could prevent the progression of atherosclerosis in homozygous Watanabe… (More)
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1982
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1982
We studied two sisters 29 and 31 years old who had skin and tendon xanthomas, corneal clouding, and severe coronary… (More)
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1974
Highly Cited
1974
Although the usual diet may contain 150-250 mg of plant sterols, chiefly beta-sitosterol, only trace amounts of these sterols… (More)
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