Chest pain, Xanthoma: 4 Possible Causes
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What causes chest pain and xanthoma? 4 possible conditions

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

1

Hyperlipidemia

Cholesterol is a natural substance, but too much of it can clog blood vessels and lead to heart attack or stroke. High cholesterol levels can also cause yellow deposits in the eyes or in tendons.

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2

Hyperlipoproteinemia

Hyperlipoproteinemia is a common disorder that results in high levels of lipids circulating in the blood. This can cause pancreatitis, abdominal pain, enlarged liver and other symptoms.

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3

Hyperlipoproteinemia Type IV

People with hyperlipoproteinemia type IV have a higher-than-normal triglyceride level due to a genetic defect. Learn about the risk factors and treatment.

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4

Familial Combined Hyperlipidemia

Familial combined hyperlipidemia is a genetic disorder that causes high levels of cholesterol and fats in the blood. Learn about treatment options.

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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