Kenneth Feingold, Author at Dermatology Advisor

Kenneth Feingold

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Dyslipidemia in diabetes mellitus

Are You Sure the Patient Has Dyslipidemia? In general lipid disorders do not cause any symptoms. The diagnosis is dependent on laboratory testing. The main exception is the chylomicronemia syndrome, which is characterized by marked elevations in serum triglyceride levels (>1000mg/dl). In this syndrome patients can develop a skin rash, eruptive xanthoma, which is typically…

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