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Causes of Xanthoma

Causes of Xanthoma

Xanthoma is caused by an increase in blood lipids, usually due to an underlying disease such as cancer, diabetes, blocked bile ducts and inherited forms of hypercholesterolemia.

List of causes of Xanthoma

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Xanthoma) that could possibly cause Xanthoma includes:

Causes of Xanthoma (Diseases Database):

The follow list shows some of the possible medical causes of Xanthoma that are listed by the Diseases Database:

Source: Diseases Database

Xanthoma: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Xanthoma, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Xanthoma:

Xanthoma: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Xanthoma: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Xanthoma as a symptom:

Conditions listing Xanthoma as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Xanthoma. Our database lists the following as having Xanthoma as a symptom of that condition:

Medical news summaries relating to Xanthoma:

The following medical news items are relevant to causes of Xanthoma:

Related information on causes of Xanthoma:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Xanthoma may be found in:


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