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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
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Specialist Practice IMAMED Lublin, Poland
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Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University of Lublin, Poland
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Department of Expert Medical Assistance with Emergency Medicine Unit, Medical University of Lublin, Poland
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Grzegorz Nowicki   

Department of Expert Medical Assistance with Emergency Medicine Unit, Medical University of Lublin, ul. Staszica 6, 20-081 Lublin, Poland
 
J Pre Clin Clin Res. 2014;8(2):113–115
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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.
 
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