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Skin nodule or xanthoma on the leg of a patient. These swellings result from the deposition of fat in the skin. They are common in the elderly and of little more than cosmetic importance. In younger patients they are an indication of high blood cholesterol, which should be treated as it may cause coronary heart disease.
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