Xanthomas of the Achilles Tendon
- Created in Foot Problems, Achilles Problems
Xanthomas are cholesterol deposits that appear in the Achilles tendon. High cholesterol levels can cause the formation of these cholesterol deposits, which appear as small lumps. Aside from treating the underlying cholesterol problem, treatment for xanthomas may require taking a biopsy of the lesion but leaving the nodules intact.
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Additional locations: Dr. Troiano sees patient at 2400 Maryland Road, Willow Grove, PA - 215-234-3605
and Dr. Peacock also see patients and operates at 2800 Kelly Drive, Warrington, PA - 215-348-7000