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.
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STUTMAN LJ, BOZIAN RC. XANTHOMATOUS BILIARY CIRRHOSIS SECONDARY TO CARCINOMA OF THE EXTRAHEPATIC BILE DUCTS(XANTHOMATOUS BILIARY CIRRHOSIS SECONDARY TO CARCINOMA OF THE EXTRAHEPATIC BILE DUCTS*). Ann Intern Med. 1960;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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