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The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 50, Issue 1, pp 89–91 | Cite as

Tendinous xanthomatosis—a case report

  • Meharban Singh
  • A. S. Jallali
  • L. S. Arya
  • R. G. Goel
Clinical Briefs

Abstract

A 10-year old girl with multiple tendinous and subcutaneous xanthomatosis affecting both Achilles tendons and other sites in association with hypercholesterolemia is presented with brief review of literature.

Key words

Tendinous xanthomatosis 

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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Meharban Singh
    • 1
  • A. S. Jallali
    • 1
  • L. S. Arya
    • 1
  • R. G. Goel
    • 1
  1. 1.The Institute of Child HealthKabulAfghanistan

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