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179 Possible Causes for Abnormal Behavior, Tendon Xanthomas

  • Sterol 27-Hydroxylase Deficiency

    […] levels may also be reduced or normal), neurological symptoms and tendon xanthomas.[] behavioral symptoms, and cognitive and other neurologic impairments.[] Behavioral disturbance as depressed or distimic humor, irritability, appetite reduction, insomnia and fatigue can be present 1,3,4.[]

  • Hypercholesterolemia

    Xanthomas are noted commonly on the Achilles tendons and metacarpal phalangeal extensor tendons of the hands.[] , Myocardial Infarction, Contraception, Registries, Ventricular Dysfunction, Left, Risk Reduction Behavior, Primary Prevention, Secondary Prevention Back to Listings[] Among toddlers and older children, signs and symptoms may include: Physical signs and symptoms Headache Blurred or double vision Eyes fixed downward (sunsetting of eyes) Abnormal[]

  • Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia

    The condition is characterized by exceptionally high LDL cholesterol levels, cutaneous and tendon xanthomas, and valvular and supravalvular stenosis, and accelerated atherosclerosis[] […] of cardiovascular system morphology 0030680 Behavioral abnormality Behavioral changes Behavioral disorders Behavioral disturbances Behavioral problems Behavioral/psychiatric[] Xanthomas The high cholesterol level may result in the build-up of cholesterol deposits in the skin and tendons as well – xanthomas.[]

  • Citrullinemia Type 2

    Xanthomas that develop in tendons may cause discomfort and lessen tendon flexibility.[] Characteristic features include confusion, abnormal behaviors (such as aggression, irritability, and hyperactivity), seizures, and coma.[] behavior (aggression, irritability, and hyperactivity), seizures, and coma.[]

  • Cerebrotendinous Xanthomatosis

    A physical examination revealed prominent Achilles tendon thickness and plantar xanthomas.[] behavioral symptoms, and cognitive and other neurologic impairments.[] It should be noted that up to 30% of patients with XCT do not present with tendon xanthomas, as in the case reported.[]

  • Hyperlipidemia

    Adults may also have xanthomas either on the skin or in their tendons.[] At the same time, future research should examine whether lipid abnormalities in the first trimester are useful to identify patients who will develop GDM. REFERENCES 1.[] Familial hypercholesterolemia has the following characteristics: Severe elevation of LDL cholesterol above 260 mg% Tendon xanthomas Premature coronary heart disease Familial[]

  • Anxiety Disorder

    Tendon xanthomas are not rare, constituting a clear distinctive sign. MRI shows a typical dendritic hyper-signal on cerebellar nuclei regions.[] Dohan FC, Levitt DR, Kushnir LD: Abnormal behavior after intracerebral injection of polypeptides from wheat gliadin: Possible relevance to schizophrenia.[] , ie, the overall pattern of information transfer among behaviorally relevant neural circuits at a given point in time.[]

  • Smith Lemli Opitz Syndrome

    Nodules of cholesterol called xanthomas are prominent in skin and tendons. Of particular concern is the oxidation of the excess blood LDL to form oxidized LDL (oxLDL).[] No less important has been the recognition of the critical role that cholesterol plays in the expression of the abnormal behaviors that characterize SLOS.[] […] discovery at about the same time that cholesterol is directly involved in the hedgehog embryonic signaling pathway suggested an important link between embryogenesis and the abnormal[]

  • Coronary Atherosclerosis

    These mutations cause a decreased number of LDLR, elevated levels of serum total and LDL cholesterol, and phenotypes of tendon xanthomas, premature CAD, MI and stroke.[] Endothelial dysfunction, with reduced bioavailability of endogenous NO and increased plasma levels of endothelin-1 (ET-1), may explain the abnormal behavior of the coronary[] Any degree of CAC abnormality, however, even a CAC score of one or above, is sufficient reason for patients to adopt more heart-healthy behaviors.”[]

  • Cerebral Lipidosis

    Tendon xanthoma Triglyceride storage disease with ichthyosis Xanthoma tendinosum 272.7 Excludes Applies To Chemically induced lipidosis Disease: Anderson's Fabry's Gaucher's[] […] muscle movement behavior problems decreased mental function decreased muscle tone difficulty walking difficulty eating or feeding frequent falls incontinence irritability[] Xanthoma of the tendons and lungs were also present but serum cholesterol levels were within normal limits.[]

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