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Xanthoma Herbal Treatment, Prevention, Symptoms, Causes, Cured By

Repertory
General Name
Xanthoma
Medical Name
Xanthoma
Xanthoma Symptoms
High Cholesterol
High Triglycerides
Formation of Nodules on the Joints
Formation of Nodules on the Feet
Formation of Nodules on the Hands
Formation of Nodules on the Knees
Formation of Nodules on the Buttocks
Formation of Nodules under the Skin
 

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Description

Xanthoma is a disease of the Skin.
The formation of nodule due to the deposition of Lipids under the Skin is called Xanthoma.
They vary in size and are irregular in shape. They do not cause pain and are yellow in color. They may appear anywhere on the body but are commonly seen on Joints, Elbows, Feet, Hands, Buttocks and the Knees.
Xanthoma may be a result of a disease that leads to increase in blood lipids.

Types of Xanthoma
Xanthelasma: Nodule formation in or around the eyelid is called Xanthelasma
Xanthoma Tuberosum: Nodules located on the joints are known as Xanthoma Tuberosum
Xanthoma Tendinosum: Formation of the nodules in the tendons of the hand, feet and heel is called Xanthoma Tendinosum
Eruptive Xanthoma: A number of nodules suddenly appearing on the back, buttocks, extensors of the knees and elbows are known as Eruptive Xanthoma

Causes of Xanthoma
Cancer
Diabetes
Porphyria
Cirrhosis
Liver Disorder
Krabbe Disease
Hypothyroidism
High Triglycerides
Hormonal Imbalance
Disorder of Metabolism
High Level of Cholesterol
Deposition of Lipid under the Skin

Body Part(s)

Skin
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Queries on Xanthoma
Gayathri ( KARNATAKA )
29 Oct 2018
I am 45 years old female, suffering from extra growth of the skin over the bottom side of the foot middle finger. Its slightly cracked & no yellowish colour, too much pain while walking, I can't press the finger to ground due to pain, Its not looks like a corn. It was removed surgically earlier & again its grown. I don't have any other major health problems. My periods stopped since 3 years I am ok
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