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excess of cholesterol in the blood.
familial hypercholesterolemia hyperlipoproteinemia (type II).


The presence of enhanced quantities of cholesterol in the blood.
[cholesterol + G. haima, blood]


(1) Presence of cholesterol in the peripheral circulation (a normal finding).
(2) Hypercholesterolemia.


The presence of excessive cholesterol in the blood.
[cholesterol + G. haima, blood]
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If untreated the condition, familial hyper cholesterolaemia (FH), results in half of male sufferers having a heart attack by the age of 50.
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Phil Rowlands, 58, has worked with experts from the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (Nice) to develop testing for a genetic defect - familial hyper cholesterolaemia (FH) - that causes people's arteries to clog more quickly.

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