The half-yellow man

  • Brad Jarred Merwitz University of the Witwatersrand
  • Frederick Johan Raal University of the Witwatersrand
Keywords: diffuse normolipaemic planar xanthomatosis, DNPX, lipids, liporotein metabolism, monoclonal gammopathy of unknown significance, MGUS

Abstract

Diffuse normolipaemic plane xanthoma is a rare form of xanthoma usually associated with an underlying haematological or inflammatory condition, and may present many years prior to the onset of systemic illness. We present a case of this uncommon condition occurring in association with a monoclonal gammopathy of unknown significance. (Full text available online at www.medpharm.tandfonline.com/oemd) Journal of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes of South Africa 2015; DOI: 10.1080/16089677.2015.1080483

Author Biographies

Brad Jarred Merwitz, University of the Witwatersrand
Faculty of Health Sciences Carbohydrate and Lipid Metabolism Research Unit University of the Witwatersrand Johannesburg
Frederick Johan Raal, University of the Witwatersrand
Faculty of Health Sciences Carbohydrate and Lipid Metabolism Research Unit University of the Witwatersrand Johannesburg
Published
2015-12-10
Section
Case Study