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  Xanthoma



Xanthoma

   Fairly common on the eyelids, xanthomas -yellow, soft and slightly raised non-contagious bumps made of cholesterol deposits- are a sign of elevated cholesterol levels.

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Cholesterol
A substance similar to fat that is found in the blood, muscles, liver, brain, and other body tissues.

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An objective manifestation of a pathological condition. Signs are observed by the examiner rather than reported by the affected individual.



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Xanthelasma
Fatty deposits that appear as yellowish patches, or plaques, under the skin, often appearing in or near the eyelids.



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