Published: 27 January 2023
Author(s): Li-wen Zhang, Tao Chen, Rong-hua Xu
Issue: May 2023
Section: Internal Medicine Flashcard

A 22-year-old man presented with a 6-week history of generalized asymptomatic papules (Fig. 1A). The rashes were increasing gradually and predominantly distributed on the back and the extensor surface of upper limbs. He had a history of obesity and consumed a high-fat diet. He denied any history of hypertension, diabetes, and a family history of dyslipidemia, vascular disease, or pancreatitis. Physical examination revealed multiple yellowish-red, smooth, dome-shaped papules, each measuring 2–4 mm in diameter (Fig.


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