Family history of premature heart disease or dyslipidemia:
Almost all cases of primary hyperlipidemia are of dominantly inherited.
Smoking reduces HDL cholesterol levels and inc...
Outpatient management unless secondary hyperlipidemia caused by liver or renal failure, which necessitates inpatient management of primary illness. Note: The cause of seconda...
For patients with primary hyperlipidemia off medication, follow-up should be performed every 1 to 2 years with lipoprotein profile. For those pa...
Daniels SR, Greer FR; for Committee on Nutrition. Lipid screening and cardiovascular health in childhood. Pediatrics. 2008;122(1):198–208. [View Abstract on OvidInsights]
272.4 Other and unspecified hyperlipidemia
272.0 Pure hypercholesterolemia
272.1 Pure hyperglyceridemia
E78.5 Hyperlipidemia, unspecified
E78.0 Pure hypercholesterolemia
E78.1 Pure hyperglyc...
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Xanthomas in familial hypercholesterolemia. Arcus lipoides represents the deposition of lipids in the peripheral cornea.
Slightly raised, yellowish, well-circumscribed plaques in the skin, xanthelasmas appear along the nasal portions of one or both eyelids. They may accompany lipid disorders (e.g., hypercholesterolemia), but may also occur independently.
Slightly raised, yellowish, well-circumscribed plaques in the skin, xanthelasmas appear along the nasal portions of one or bo...