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Eruptive xanthoma

Eruptive xanthomas usually present as multiple 2 to 55 mm yellowish papules surrounded by a red halo. Hundreds of such lesions may be present at once.
Eruptive xanthomas are associated with hypertriglyceridemia; less often with other lipid abnormalities.
A complete lipid profile is warranted.

Treatment:

  • Control the underlying hyperlipidemia.
Eruptive xanthoma


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