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May 1972

Xanthomatosis and Lymphedema

Author Affiliations

New York

From the Department of Dermatology, Mount Sinai Hospital and Mount Sinai School of Medicine, City University of New York.

Arch Dermatol. 1972;105(5):730-733. doi:10.1001/archderm.1972.01620080056017

The association of lymphedema to the appearance of xanthomas in a patient with primary lymphedema was investigated by employing a special staining procedure for iodized oil which revealed endogenous, rather than iodized fat in the xanthoma cells.