Dr. Brett Gabriel
Podiatrist - Dallas
1130 Beachview
Dallas, TX 75218-3705
(214) 321-9410

 

Xanthomas are cholesterol deposits that appear in the Achilles tendon. High cholesterol levels can cause the formation of these cholesterol deposits, which appear as small lumps. Aside from treating the underlying cholesterol problem, treatment for xanthomas may require taking a biopsy of the lesion but leaving the nodules intact.