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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 58  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 52-53

A rare sighting: Xanthelasma in a 9-year-old child


1 Department of Paediatric Ophthalmology/Community Ophthalmology, Arunodaya Deseret Eye Hospital, Gurugram, Haryana, India
2 Department of Ophthalmology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Aditya Sethi
Department of Paediatric Ophthalmology, Arunodaya Deseret Eye Hospital, Plot NH4, Sector 55, Gurugram - 122 011, Haryana
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/tjosr.tjosr_85_19

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Xanthelasma palpebrarum, a very common type of xanthoma seen in adults, is an extremely rare sighting in children. To date, less than five cases of the same have been reported in the literature. The purpose of this study is to report and describe the clinical findings in a patient with juvenile xanthogranuloma. We present one such case of the rare xanthelasma in a 9-year-old child who reported to our outpatient department.


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