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Tuberous xanthoma

Tuberous xanthomas are yellow orange nodules up to 2 cm in diameter, often located over knees and elbows in patients with hypercholesterolemia and other lipid abnormalities.
All patients with tuberous xanthomas should have a lipid profile.

Treatment:

  • Correction of the underlying systemic lipid abnormality is required to control tuberous xanthomas.
tuberous xanthoma


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