HAMILTON MONTGOMERY, M.D.
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The purpose of this paper is to present a working classification of cutaneous xanthomas,1, 2, 3 with brief mention of their distinguishing features, and to report a case of extensive xanthoma tuberosum in which no evidence of systemic disease could be demonstrated despite a very marked increase in the blood and tissue lipoids.
1. Nevoxantho-endothelioma (McDonagh):
Onset early in life. Groups of papules or nodules on extensor surfaces.
Normal blood lipoids.
Characteristic histopathologic picture, including endothelial, as well as Touton, giant cells.
2. Juvenile xanthoma:
Usually presents characteristics of type 3
MONTGOMERY H. V. CUTANEOUS XANTHOMATOSIS1. Ann Intern Med. 1939;13:671–676. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-13-4-671
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1939;13(4):671-676.
Biliary Disorders, CNS Infections, Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Infectious Disease, Neurology.
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