John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Xanthoma disseminatum with rare extensive lesions Volume 28, numéro 4, July-August 2018


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Department of dermatology, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical Colleges, 12 jiangwangmiao Street, 210042 Nanjing, China

A 38-year-old man presented with a 10-year history of multiple cobblestone-like, egg-sized lesions involving the face, flexures of the trunk, and extremities (figure 1), with no systemic symptoms. The lesions first appeared as yellowish, well-demarcated papules, especially in the flexures of the trunk, which then increased progressively in size and number. Lesions were also observed on the nasal and labial mucosa. The patient had previously been treated with CO2 laser in 2011 and surgical resection [...]