J Family Med Prim Care 2018 Jan-Feb;7(1):267-270
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA.
Eruptive xanthomatosis is described as the sudden eruption of erythematous yellow papules in the presence of hypertriglyceridemia, often associated with serum triglyceride levels above 2000 mg/dl. Severe hypertriglyceridemia can be caused by primary genetic mutations, secondary chronic diseases, or a combination of both. Uncontrolled diabetes mellitus is a known risk factor. Read More