eruptive xanthoma


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e·rup·tive xan·tho·ma

the sudden appearance of groups of 1-4 mm waxy yellow or yellowish-brown papules with an erythematous halo, especially over extensors of the elbows and knees, and on the back and buttocks of patients with severe hyperlipemia, often familial or, more rarely, in cases of severe diabetes.

eruptive xanthoma

a skin disorder associated with elevated triglyceride levels in the blood. Numerous erythematous or pale, raised papules suddenly appear on the trunk, legs, arms, and buttocks.
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Eruptive xanthoma

e·rup·tive xan·tho·ma

(ē-rŭptiv zan-thōmă)
The sudden appearance of groups of waxy, yellow or yellowish-brown papules with an erythematous halo, especially over extensors of the elbows and knees, and on the back and buttocks of patients with severe hyperlipemia, often familial or, more rarely, in severe diabetes.

e·rup·tive xan·tho·ma

(ē-rŭptiv zan-thōmă)
Sudden appearance of groups of 1-4 mm waxy yellow or yellowish-brown papules with an erythematous halo, especially over extensors of the elbows and knees, and on the back and buttocks of patients with severe hyperlipemia, often familial or, more rarely, in cases of severe diabetes.
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These patients also present with eruptive xanthomas, lipemia retinalis, and pancreatitis but this disorder is usually not expressed in childhood.