Title

Multiple flexor tendon xanthomas and contractures in the hands of a child with familial hypercholesterolemia

Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

1-1-1986

Journal

Journal of Hand Surgery

Volume

11

Issue

4

DOI

10.1016/S0363-5023(86)80208-8

Abstract

A 6-year-old girl with familial hypercholesterolemia had flexion contractures of the fingers due to tendon and joint xanthomas. This unique problem was corrected by the combination of local hand surgery and a portacaval shunt. © 1986, American Society for Surgery of the Hand. All rights reserved.

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