LEONARD J. STUTMAN; RICHARD C. BOZIAN
We have found but three reported cases of biliary3, 4, 5 cirrhosis with generalized xanthomatosis secondary to carcinoma of the biliary tree. Thannhauser and Magendantz in 19381 and Thannhauser in 19402 defined the syndrome as: (1) skin xanthomata of plain and tuberous variety; (2) obstructive type of jaundice of at least one year's duration; (3) enlarged liver and spleen; (4) extremely high values for total cholesterol as well as lecithin; (5) blood serum which was transparent and not creamy, even though the cholesterol was high; (6) low to normal values for neutral fat.
We are reporting an additional case secondary
STUTMAN LJ, BOZIAN RC. XANTHOMATOUS BILIARY CIRRHOSIS SECONDARY TO CARCINOMA OF THE EXTRAHEPATIC BILE DUCTS1. Ann Intern Med. ;52:229–234. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-52-1-229
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1960;52(1):229-234.
Biliary Disorders, Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Hematology/Oncology, Liver Disease.
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