Eruptive Xanthomas in Type 2 Diabetes

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Eruptive xanthomas appear as yellow-orange papules and plaques on a male patient with Type 2 diabetes mellitus. (Used with permission from Greg Raugi, MD.)

Read about Eruptive Xanthomas and Type 2 Diabetes in Context:

Fitzpatrick’s Dermatology, 9e: Chapter 137. Diabetes and Other Endocrine Diseases

Read about Eruptive Xanthomas and Type 2 Diabetes:

Current Diagnosis and Treatment 2019: Chapter 27. Diabetes Mellitus and Hypoglycemia

Greenspan’s Basic and Clinical Endocrinology: Chapter 17. Pancreatic Hormones and Diabetes Mellitus

Hurst’s the Heart, 14e: Chapter 28. Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease



Melanie Allison, DNP, MSN, RN, ACNP-BC

Executive Editorial Specialist, McGraw-Hill Education

Melanie Allison is the Executive Manager of Education & Learning with McGraw Hill. She earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree and Post-Master’s Certificate in Nursing Education from The Johns Hopkins University. She earned her Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree, specializing as an acute care nurse practitioner (ACNP), from Vanderbilt University. Melanie has more than 20 years of experience as a registered nurse and nurse practitioner in adult cardiology and advanced lipid management. She is a part-time faculty member at a top school of nursing where she has taught for more than 15 years.

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