Local fat metabolism disorder that produces lipoprotein deposits. These are usually bilateral in the medial canthus.
Symptoms: The soft yellow white plaques are sharply demarcated. They are usually bilateral and distributed symmetrically (Fig. 2.21). Aside from the cosmetic flaw, the patients are asymptomatic.
Treatment and prognosis: The plaques can only be removed surgically. The incidence of recurrence is high.
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