hyperlipidaemia


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hyperlipidaemia

An abnormal increase in the levels of fats (lipids), including cholesterol, in the blood. This may be of dietary origin or may be due to PANCREATITIS or bile system disorder or may be a dangerous familial disorder of dominant inheritance. Most people with familial hyperlipidaemia develop serious coronary artery disease before the age of 50.

hy·per·lip·id·e·mi·a

(hī'pĕr-lip'i-dē'mē-ă)
Elevated levels of lipids in the blood plasma.
Synonym(s): hyperlipidaemia.
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Hyperlipidaemia was defined as total cholesterol [greater than or equal to] 6.22 mmol/L, triglycerides [greater than or equal to] 2.26 mmol/L, LDL-C [greater than or equal to] 4.14 mmol/L, HDL-C < 1.04 mmol/L, or a self-reported previous diagnosis of hyperlipidaemia by physicians.
To assess the association of hyperlipidaemias in patients with varying levels of vitamin
On multivariate analysis adjusted for age, sex, and comorbidities (diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidaemia, and current smoker), however, the IOP in the first quartile of free T4 and T3 were higher than the second or other quartiles significantly (Table 5).
Mohamad and Chong encountered a 78-year-old female who was feverish and vomiting with a background of hyperlipidaemia, hypertension, and dementia.
In another group, TC (>6.0 mmol/L), LDL (>4 mmol/L) and TG (>2.0 mmol/L) were seen in 322 (5.1%), representing mixed hyperlipidaemia and imposing cardiovascular risk.
And an example of a familial disorder is hyperlipidaemia which is abnormally high levels of fat in the blood.
One of the issues associated the hyperlipidaemia is that it is a silent disease and although there are certain characteristics such as xanthelasma palpebrarum, which are yellowish patches consisting of cholesterol deposits above the eyelid more commonly observed with familial hypercholesterolaemia, it is only detectable with clinical investigation.
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