Tendinous xanthoma

Authors

  • Madhuri Prashant Holay Department of Medicine, Government Medical College & Hospital, Nagpur, Maharashtra
  • Kiran Madhukar Somkuwar Department of Medicine, Government Medical College & Hospital, Nagpur, Maharashtra
  • Satyanarayan Durgam Department of Medicine, Government Medical College & Hospital, Nagpur, Maharashtra

Keywords:

Tendinous, xanthoma, heart disease

Abstract

A 31 years old female presented with multiple nodular, progressive swellings over feet since her age of 16 years & similar type of swellings both hands (Figure 1 & 2). She was non diabetic, non-hypertensive & not on any Thyroid replacement therapy. And no past history of coronary heart disease. She had no family history of sudden cardiac death except her 19yrs brother was having similar kind of swellings. Her physical examination revealed multiple subcutaneous, firm, non-tender swellings involving feet &hands (Figure 1 & 2).

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Published

2017-01-05

How to Cite

Holay, M. P., Somkuwar, K. M., & Durgam, S. (2017). Tendinous xanthoma. International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, 3(2), 529–530. Retrieved from https://www.msjonline.org/index.php/ijrms/article/view/1317