Xanthoma of bone associated with lipoprotein lipase deficiency

    loading  Checking for direct PDF access through Ovid

Abstract

Lipoprotein lipase (LPL) deficiency is an extremely rare congenital metabolic disorder with an accumulation of chylomicrons in the blood. We encountered a patient with an LPL deficiency leading to multiple bone xanthomas associated with hyperlipidemia. Radiographs and MRI of the humerus and femur revealed symmetrical bone lesions, and there is a possibility that these symmetrical lesions may therefore be a characteristic feature for this disorder.

Related Topics

    loading  Loading Related Articles