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xanthelasma palpebrarum

 

Definition: soft, yellow-orange plaques on the eyelids or medial canthus, the most common form of xanthoma; may be associated with low-density lipoproteins, especially in younger adults.

Synonym(s): xanthelasma, xanthoma palpebrarum

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