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Subcutaneous cholesterol nodules: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12951316     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Subcutaneous nodules are important in the diagnosis of some rheumatic and systemic diseases. Subcutaneous cholesterol nodule is a rare occurrence and does not accompany any inflammatory disease. It is generally mistaken for a gouty tophus. We report a case with numerous cholesterol nodules and discuss the clinical presentation and diagnostic procedure.
Authors:
Nurdan Kotevoglu; Aysen Yesilleten
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Joint, bone, spine : revue du rhumatisme     Volume:  70     ISSN:  1297-319X     ISO Abbreviation:  Joint Bone Spine     Publication Date:  2003 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-09-02     Completed Date:  2004-01-06     Revised Date:  2006-10-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100938016     Medline TA:  Joint Bone Spine     Country:  France    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  300-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Sisli Training Hospital, Istasyon Cad. No:41, Da:4, 81060 Göztepe, Istanbul, Turkey. nurdank@ixir.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Antilipemic Agents / therapeutic use
Cholesterol*
Crystallization
Female
Gemfibrozil / therapeutic use
Granuloma, Foreign-Body / etiology,  pathology*
Humans
Hypercholesterolemia / complications,  drug therapy,  pathology*
Skin Diseases / metabolism,  pathology*
Subcutaneous Tissue / metabolism,  pathology*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antilipemic Agents; 25812-30-0/Gemfibrozil; 57-88-5/Cholesterol

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