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262 Possible Causes for Arthritis, Tendon Xanthomas

  • Hypercholesterolemia

    Xanthomas are noted commonly on the Achilles tendons and metacarpal phalangeal extensor tendons of the hands.[] Alzheimer’s disease, rheumatoid arthritis, renal disease, macular degeneration, aortic stenosis) were excluded.[] Achilles tendon thickening is the early characteristic of Achilles tendon xanthomas.[]

  • 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[] LDL-cholesterol, atopic dermatitis and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including rheumatoid arthritis[] Xanthomas The high cholesterol level may result in the build-up of cholesterol deposits in the skin and tendons as well – xanthomas.[]

  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia

    The case presented here is of a 48-year old male with large tendon xanthomas attributable to CTX.[] Tendinitis and arthritis have been rarely reported in patients with familial hypercholesterolemia.[] Effect of glucocorticoids on the arteries in rheumatoid arthritis [published correction appears in Arthritis Rheum. 2005;52:678]. Arthritis Rheum. 2004 ; 50 : 3813–3822.[]

  • Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia

    Sixty-two patients had positive physical examination findings for Achilles tendon xanthomas.[] arthritis, pyoderma gangrenosum, acne, suppurative hidradenitis).[] […] the ultimate driver of pricing. 52 Furthermore, the US prices of biologic agents have not declined over time and have increased 6% to 12% a year for top-selling rheumatoid arthritis[]

  • Osteoporosis

    Tendon xanthomas were regarded as very strong indicators, as was an affected sibling. A total score   100 warranted serum cholestanol assessment.[] This review will outline the rationale and recent progress for targeting cathepsins in arthritis and osteoporosis.[] OBJECTIVE: To research the diagnostic performance of clinical potential bone turnover indexes in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) complicated with osteoporosis (OP).[]

  • Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis

    A discussion of the synovial and bursal equivalents of the tenosynovial lesion commonly denoted as xanthoma, xanthogranuloma, giant cell tumor or myeloplaxoma of the tendon[] The present report describes a young patient with tuberculous arthritis of the knee.[] Definition A locally aggressive synovial tumour which affects both large joints & tendon sheaths Same entity as giant cell tumour of tendon sheath Terminology Other names[]

  • Hyperlipoproteinemia Type 4

    Clinical findings: Tendon xanthomas, Xanthelasma, premature coronary artery disease and stroke.[] Possible considerations may include an acute abdominal emergency, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, or hemolytic urémie syndrome.[] Simon-Broome and Dutch criteria utilize lipid profiles, history of premature CVD, and physical examination findings such as tendon xanthomas from both the patient and family[]

  • Muckle-Wells Syndrome

    (nodules) - eyelids, planar, tuberous ( attach underlying tendons), tendinous ( fixed to underlying tendons), eruptive ( sudden elevated TG) medium vessel vasculitis that[] The most common MWS‐related organ system features were musculoskeletal and ocular manifestations: arthralgia was present in 30 patients (91%), arthritis in 18 patients (55%[] Drug Indication Risks Benefits NSAIDS Arthritis; pain, fever Adverse reactions Reduce fever, pain, arthritis Corticosteroids Fever, arthritis,serositis, urticaria, vasculitis[]

  • Gaucher Disease

    Tendon xanthoma Triglyceride storage disease with ichthyosis Xanthoma tendinosum Clinical Information Autosomal recessive disorder caused by deficiency of the enzyme glucocerebrosidase[] Frequent misdiagnoses include leukemia, lymphoma, rheumatoid arthritis and osteoporosis.[] Articles with similar content: NF-κB and Rheumatoid Arthritis: Will Understanding Genetic Risk Lead to a Therapeutic Reward?[]

  • Synovitis

    […] xanthogranuloma, giant cell tumor or myeloplaxoma of tendon sheath with some consideration of this tendon sheath lesion itself.[] In a way, it's a fancy term for "arthritis," which means joint inflammation. But there is a difference between synovitis and arthritis.[] A discussion of the synovial and bursal equivalents of the tenosynovial lesion commonly denoted as xanthoma, xanthogranuloma, giant cell tumor or myeloplaxoma of the tendon[]

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