Achilles tendon hypercholesteremic xanthoma

J Foot Surg. Sep-Oct 1984;23(5):398-401.


A case report of bilateral Achilles tendon xanthomatosis is presented. The literature is reviewed and the systemic condition discussed. Treatment consisted of surgical excision of the offending masses and medical management of the hyperlipidemic state. Follow-up results were excellent.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Achilles Tendon / pathology
  • Achilles Tendon / surgery*
  • Adult
  • Humans
  • Hypercholesterolemia / complications*
  • Male
  • Xanthomatosis / etiology
  • Xanthomatosis / pathology
  • Xanthomatosis / surgery*