HAROLD C. OCHSNER, M.D., F.A.C.P.; H. MILTON CONNER, M.D., F.A.C.P.
According to Rowland and to Pick, the disorders of lipid metabolism may be classified as essential or primary, and symptomatic or secondary. Among the primary disturbances Rowland considered essential xanthomatosis, with involvement of skin, mucous membranes, tendon sheaths, or viscera; Niemann-Pick disease; Schüller-Christian disease, and Gaucher's disease. As Rowland said, there are cases that defy classification.
The group under present consideration is that which Pick described as the residual group, Rowland as essential xanthomatosis. There is in this group no characteristic age, sex, or racial distribution. The clinical manifestations are extremely varied. There are a number of cutaneous types, varying
OCHSNER HC, CONNER HM. LIPEMIA ACCOMPANIED BY ATHEROMATOUS AND OCCLUSIVE VASCULAR DISEASE: REPORT OF A CASE AND PARTIAL REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE1. Ann Intern Med. 1936;10:258–269. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-10-2-258
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1936;10(2):258-269.
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