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Xanthoma Causes

Xanthomas is said to be caused by high blood lipids, diabetes, some type of cancers and inherited metabolic disorders.

Xanthoma Definition

Xanthoma, otherwise known as the xanthomata or the xanthomatosis is a medical condition that is characterized by the deposition of yellowish cholesterol-rich material in the tendons of the body.

Xanthoma Diagnosis

Diagnosis is made through physical examination and biopsy.

Xanthoma Symptoms and Signs

Symptoms includes occurrence of sore and bumps in the skin that is usually flat and yellow in color.

Xanthoma Treatment

Treatment includes treating the disease that causes the increase in the blood lipids.

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