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Multiple xanthomas in a young male with familial hypercholesterolaemia
  1. M Boucelma1,
  2. A Azzoug2,
  3. F Chentli2,
  4. A Berrah1
  1. 1
    Mohamed Lamine Debaghine Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine, Algiers, Algeria
  2. 2
    Mohamed Lamine Debaghine Hospital, Department of Endocrinology, Algiers, Algeria
  1. Dr M Boucelma, Mohamed Lamine Debaghine Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine, Bd Said Touati B.E.O, Algiers, Algeria; mboucelma{at}yahoo.fr

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A 15-year-old boy with a history of familial hypercholesterolaemia was admitted for a check up. The diagnosis of hypercholesterolaemia was made at the age of 2 years. He had a strong family history of premature coronary artery disease, with one of his first degree relatives dying at the age of 17 years.

On examination, …

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