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Xanthomatosis

Known as: Xanthomatoses, Xanthomatosis [Disease/Finding], Xanthomata 
A condition marked by the development of widespread xanthomas, yellow tumor-like structures filled with lipid deposits. Xanthomas can be found in a… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BackgroundSevere hypertriglyceridemia (HTG) is one cause of acute pancreatitis, yet the level of plasma triglycerides likely to… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
The clinical phenotype of heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) is characterized by increased plasma levels of total… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) is caused by mutations in the LDL receptor (LDLR) gene and is usually associated with… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
We report a Canadian kindred with a novel mutation in the apolipoprotein (apo) A-I gene causing analphalipoproteinemia. The 34-yr… Expand
Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Fifty-one patients with familial hypercholesterolemia were treated for 2 to 4 years with probucol, cholestyramine, clofibrate and… Expand
Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
A new technique called LDL-pheresis was used in patients to lower low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels. This procedure… Expand
Review
1982
Review
1982
Chylomicrons accumulating in plasma obtained after an overnight fast are always abnormal and can be detected in association with… Expand
Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
The effectiveness of repeated plasma exchange with 2 to 4 litres of plasma protein fraction as long-term treatment for familial… Expand
Highly Cited
1972
Highly Cited
1972
Twenty cases of malignant histiocytoma with skeletal involvement were analyzed, and the clinical, radiological, and pathological… Expand
Highly Cited
1968
Highly Cited
1968
CERBROTENDINOUS xanthomatosis is a rare, but well-defined familial disease, first described by van Bogaert and associates.1It is… Expand