XANTHELASMAS OF THE UPPER GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT: THEIR SIGNIFICANCE AND ASSOCIATION WITH DYSLIPIDEMI


Akin M., Ersoy I. H. , ŞENOL A., Aksakal G.

NOBEL MEDICUS, vol.10, no.1, pp.53-57, 2014 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Journal Name: NOBEL MEDICUS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.53-57

Abstract

Objective: The significance of gastrointestinal xanthelasmas (GX) is unclear, although sometimes lesions they may be confused with malignant lesions. The aim of this study is to investigate the relationship between GX, atrophic gastritis, Helicobacter pylori (HP), and dyslipidemia.