Xanthelasma of eyelid

Xanthelasmata are a form of plane xanthoma which manifest as sharply demarcated yellowish deposits of Lipid within the Skin of the eyelid. While they are neither harmful nor painful, these minor growths may be disfiguring and may be the presenting sign of hypercholesterolaemia. They are common in people of Asian origin and those from the Mediterranean region.

Where it Occurs

  • Entire eyelid (body structure)
  • Also Known As

  • Xanthelasma palpebrarum
  • Xanthoma of eyelid
  • Related ICD 10 COde

    ICD 10 Code H02.6

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