Xanthelasmata presents as a yellow-colored raised protrusions that form on the surface area of capillary such as the heart, lungs, liver and kidneys
Xanthelasmata is not as common as Xanthelasma, which as it is a visual presentation of the issues raised by the under lying lipid disorder are more visible in todays society.
Xanthelasmata in the arcus corneae are cholesterol deposits, however half of those who struggle with the disease do not test positive for high cholesterol in the blood test
They may be mostly cholesterol-based or just due to the presence of other substances such as calcium, calcium chloride or sodium chloride.
With the diagnosis of Xanthelasmata, the client may also suffer from Xanthelasma as a result of the health issues causing the Xanthelasmata
Xanthelasma are cosmetically disturbing and tough to conceal due to the nature of the discoloured plaques around the eyes.
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