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  1. J.P.C. Peper

    J.P.C. Peper Bronze Member

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    What's your diagnosis?

    I'll post the correct answer in a couple of days!

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    calcific calcaneous tendinitis ?
     


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    Maybe its tendinitis.
     


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    Calcific tendinitis
     


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    Correct answer:

    Xanthoma tendinosum.

    In this condition, there's deposition of cholesterol-rich material in tendons and / or foam cells (phagocytes with many ingested LDL) in the skin. It's associated with a number of disorders, e.g. hyperlipidemia and biliary tract obstruction.
     


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