Skin lesions in the form of eruptive xanthomasas a first manifestation of severe hyperlipidemia complicated by acute pancreatitis in a patient with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes
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Department of Internal Medicine; Independent Public Healthcare Centre in Przeworsk, Poland
Specialist Practice IMAMED Lublin, Poland
Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University of Lublin, Poland
Department of Expert Medical Assistance with Emergency Medicine Unit, Medical University of Lublin, Poland
J Pre Clin Clin Res. 2014;8(2):113–115
The presence oferuptive xanthomasis associated with lipid disorders particularly hypertriglyceridemia. What’s more, intensify hypertriglyceridaemia >10 mmol/l (880mg%) is a major risk factor for acute pancreatitis. This case concerns a 40-year-old man with skinlesions in the form of eruptive xanthomas accompanied by hypertriglyceridaemi complicated by acute pancreatitis, and then diagnosed with type 2 diabetes with glycated hemoglobin 9,7 g/dl. Seeding of skin lesions appeared 2-3 months before hospitalization and was observed in the direction of molluscum contagiosum.
Grzegorz Nowicki   
Department of Expert Medical Assistance with Emergency Medicine Unit, Medical University of Lublin, ul. Staszica 6, 20-081 Lublin, Poland
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