Xanthomas and Abnormalities of Lipid Metabolism and Storage

Paul D. Flynn


This chapter describes the various xanthomas that are the cutaneous manifestation of a number of primary and secondary dyslipidaemias. It includes an account of the relevant investigations of patients presenting with xanthomas, together with an outline of the dyslipidaemias and their management.
Keywords xanthomas, dyslipidaemia, hypercholesterolaemia, combined dyslipidaemia, mixed dyslipidaemia, hypertriglyceridaemia, secondary dyslipidaemia, familial hypercholesterolaemia, chylomicronaemia, type III hyperlipidaemia


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