Published in Proteomics Weekly, January 3rd, 2005
"Xanthoma is a lesion containing abundant foamy histiocytes most commonly occurring in superficial soft tissues such as skin, subcutis, or tendon sheaths. The involvement of deep skeletal structures, however, is rare and has only been infrequently reported in the English literature.
"Most xanthomas occur in patients with hyperlipidemic disorders," wrote G.S. Huang and colleagues, National Defense Medical Center. "We report a case of a xanthoma in the sacrum and ilium of a patient with hyperlipidemia type IIa, who had chronic lower back pain for more than 20...
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