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Eruptive Xanthomas

Eruptive Xanthomas




A 34-year-old man was seen in our outpatient department for an asymptomatic, yellowish eruption on the extensor surface of his extremities and the back of his neck. The lesions appeared suddenly and increased in number over a period of 2 months.

His past medical history was not remarkable. He denied any systemic symptoms, and lately was not taking any medications. There was no family history of similar eruption, hyperlipoproteinemia, diabetes, cardiovascular disease or sudden death.

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