Xanthoma tuberosum in homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia

Nagaraja Moorthy, Rajiv Ananthakrishna, Prabhavathi Bhat, Manjunath C. Nanjappa

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)118-119
Number of pages2
JournalAnnals of Pediatric Cardiology
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2014


  • Coronary artery disease
  • hypercholesterolemia
  • xanthoma tuberosum

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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