Xanthelasma Plaques It is possible that xanthelasma, is a sign of high blood lipid levels and it has a high danger of being a signal for ischemic heart disease, may be associated with a possible early death.
It is a yellowish plaque that forms on the surface area of the blood vessels, usually in the upper part of a blood vessel.
Deposits vary from soft, difficult, or calcareous, although variability is usually due to the chronicity of the plaque. Going from foamy in nature to more deep and firm, as the skin condition progresses.
About half of patients with Xanthelasma have elevated lipid levels, which are frequently associated with or acquired from Xanthelasma.
Cholesterol levels are typical, however the cholesterol deposits that collect under the skin increase the probability of yellowish development.