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Xanthelasma

CAUSES OF XANTHELASMAS

Approximately 50% of patients who develop Xanthelasma palpebrum have dyslipidemias or abnormal cholesterol levels.

The other 50% percent of patients who develop xanthelasma have normal lipid levels.

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SYMPTOMS OF XANTHELASMA

Symptoms of xanthelasma include yellowish, painless swellings on the eyelids.

 

TREATMENT FOR XANTHELASMA

The treatment for xanthelasma treatment is usually excision by:

1. Surgical excision

2. Ablation with a carbon dioxide and argon laser

3. Chemical cauterization

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