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.