type IV familial hyperlipoproteinemia

type IV fa·mil·i·al hy·per·lip·o·pro·tein·e·mi·a

(tīp fă-mil'ē-ăl hī'pĕr-lip'ō-prō-tēn-ē'mē-ă)
In people following a normal diet plasma levels of very-low-density lipoproteins, pre-β-lipoproteins, and triglycerides are increased, but with normal levels of β-lipoproteins, cholesterol, and phospholipids; may be accompanied by abnormal glucose tolerance and susceptibility to ischemic heart disease.
Synonym(s): familial hypertriglyceridemia (2) .
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