Year : 2014  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 118--119

Xanthoma tuberosum in homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia


Nagaraja Moorthy, Rajiv Ananthakrishna, Prabhavathi Bhat, Manjunath C Nanjappa 
 Department of Cardiology, Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Nagaraja Moorthy
Asst Professor, Department of Cardiology Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiolovascular Sciences and Resaerch Bannergutta Road, Bangalore - 560 069
India

Familial homozygous hypercholesterolemia is one of the high risk factors that can result in premature coronary arterial disease leading to severe morbidity and premature death in children and young adults. We describe a rare example of extensive xanthoma tuberosum in a case of familial homozygous hypercholesterolemia.


How to cite this article:
Moorthy N, Ananthakrishna R, Bhat P, Nanjappa MC. Xanthoma tuberosum in homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia.Ann Pediatr Card 2014;7:118-119


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Moorthy N, Ananthakrishna R, Bhat P, Nanjappa MC. Xanthoma tuberosum in homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia. Ann Pediatr Card [serial online] 2014 [cited 2021 Sep 16 ];7:118-119
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