Sign of high cholesterol on the skin which increases the risk of heart attack at younger age* Treat xanthoma at OC MedDerm Irvine Dermatology.
What is Xanthomas?
Xanthomas are lesions characterized by accumulations of lipid-laden macrophages and present as yellow-colored deposition under the skin.
Who gets xanthomas?
Xanthomas are common, especially among older adults and people with high blood lipids (fats). Xanthomas vary in size. Some are very small.