Associated Podiatry Group of San Carlos
961 Laurel Street
Suite 100
San Carlos, CA 94070
(650) 593-8083



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.