Bilateral Tibial Xanthoma in a Normolipidemic Patient—Report of a Rare Case with Review of Literature

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Xanthoma of bone is a rare benign bone disorder. It radiologically presents as a lytic lesion, often with cortical expansion or disruption, mimics primary bone tumors and metastatic lesions. Histopathological study gives the definitive diagnosis. Xanthoma of bilateral tibia in a normolipidemic patient is rare and not yet reported in literature. Here with we present one such rare case, with review of literature.

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V. Kalyan Chakravarthi, E. Aruna, D. Naveen Chandra Rao and D. Ranga Rao, "Bilateral Tibial Xanthoma in a Normolipidemic Patient—Report of a Rare Case with Review of Literature," International Journal of Clinical Medicine, Vol. 3 No. 3, 2012, pp. 234-237. doi: 10.4236/ijcm.2012.33047.

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