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Eruptive xanthomas: Might be traditional hawthorn vinegar induced?
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  • Journal title : TANG [HUMANITAS MEDICINE]
  • Volume 3, Issue 4,  2013, pp.30.1-30.3
  • Publisher : Association of Humanitas Medicine
  • DOI : 10.5667/tang.2013.0025
 Title & Authors
Eruptive xanthomas: Might be traditional hawthorn vinegar induced?
Gonul, Muzeyyen; Cakmak, Seray Kulcu; Ozhamam, Esra;
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 Abstract
Eruptive xanthomas that are characterized by yellowish red papules results from hyperlipidemia, particularly hypertriglyceridemia. The hyperlipidemia responsible for this disorder can be caused by a primary genetic defect, a secondary disorder, or both. Some medications such as estrogen or retinoid treatments may cause eruptive xantomas by increasing serum lipids. We present a case eruptive xantomas triggered by hawthorn vinegar.
 Keywords
eruptive xanthomas;hawthorn;hyperlipidemia;
 Language
English
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