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ERUPTIVE XANTHOMA (1997 Uniformed Services Dermatology Seminar, Case#9B) LCDRJames M. Polo, MC, USN

Cirivello MJC - MedPix

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Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: ERUPTIVE XANTHOMA (1997 Uniformed Services Dermatology Seminar, Case#9B) LCDRJames M. Polo, MC, USN

History: This is a 33 y/o active duty white man who developed firm 2-5 mm papules over a one week period of time on his buttocks, axillae, flexural surfaces of his arms and legs and anterior thighs. The papules were asymptomatic except for mild pruritis. He reported excellent health prior to his presentation to dermatology and denied a family history of similar eruption.

Exam: PHYSICAL EXAMINATION: Fit appearing white male with several hundred 2-5 mm firm, sharply defined xanthic papules on the flexural surfaces of arms and legs, anterior aspect of his thighs, bilateral axillae and upper buttocks. LABORATORY: cholesterol: 437 (desirable <200 mg/dl) Glucose: 248; triglycerides: 3764 (40-150 mg/dl); HbgAlc: 9.4 (4.0-6.7%) HISTOPATHOLOGY: The dermis contains a diffuse foamy histiocytic infiltrate with perivascular accentuation. There is a scant admixed lymphocytic infiltrate.

No MeSH data available.


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ERUPTIVE XANTHOMA (1997 Uniformed Services Dermatology Seminar, Case#9B) LCDRJames M. Polo, MC, USN

Cirivello MJC - MedPix

Eruptive Xanthoma (Case#9B)
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MPX2491_synpic16638: Eruptive Xanthoma (Case#9B)

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: ERUPTIVE XANTHOMA (1997 Uniformed Services Dermatology Seminar, Case#9B) LCDRJames M. Polo, MC, USN

History: This is a 33 y/o active duty white man who developed firm 2-5 mm papules over a one week period of time on his buttocks, axillae, flexural surfaces of his arms and legs and anterior thighs. The papules were asymptomatic except for mild pruritis. He reported excellent health prior to his presentation to dermatology and denied a family history of similar eruption.

Exam: PHYSICAL EXAMINATION: Fit appearing white male with several hundred 2-5 mm firm, sharply defined xanthic papules on the flexural surfaces of arms and legs, anterior aspect of his thighs, bilateral axillae and upper buttocks. LABORATORY: cholesterol: 437 (desirable <200 mg/dl) Glucose: 248; triglycerides: 3764 (40-150 mg/dl); HbgAlc: 9.4 (4.0-6.7%) HISTOPATHOLOGY: The dermis contains a diffuse foamy histiocytic infiltrate with perivascular accentuation. There is a scant admixed lymphocytic infiltrate.

No MeSH data available.