Xanthoma

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What is xanthoma?

A xanthoma is a deposit of certain types of fat (like cholesterol) that may appear in different types of the body including skin, joints, or tendons. They are often related to underlying high cholesterol or high triglyceride levels in the body.

Common symptoms reported by people with xanthoma

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Treatments taken by people with xanthoma

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Compare treatments taken by people with xanthoma

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Who has xanthoma on PatientsLikeMe?



Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 0
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from xanthoma patients who have completed their condition history
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