LDL receptor disorder

(redirected from familial hyperlipidemia)

LDL re·cep·tor dis·or·der

abnormality in clearance of LDL from the plasma due to abnormality in LDL receptor activity; causes hypercholesterolemia.
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It has been reported that there are high-density lipoprotein (HDL) and LDL binding sites on platelets, and those binding sites are reduced in familial hyperlipidemia (7), (8).
Binding of 111In-labeled HDL to platelets from normolipidemic volunteers and patients with heterozygous familial hyperlipidemia.
It is reported that aortic atherosclerosis is often present in patients with homozygous familial hyperlipidemia, but its incidence is rare in heterozygous patients (8).
We treat pediatric patients all the time," he said, "not only those with familial hyperlipidemias but also those with metabolic syndrome.

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