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Article
October 1971

Perifollicular Xanthomatosis

Author Affiliations

Philadelphia

From the departments of dermatology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, and Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia.

Arch Dermatol. 1971;104(4):431-433. doi:10.1001/archderm.1971.04000220089019
Abstract

A patient had type IV hyperlipoproteinemia with the unusual and, to our knowledge, not previously reported clinical sign of xanthoma limited to follicular distribution. It is suggested that this be considered when evaluating anyone with folliculitis and hyperlipemia.

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